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Police arrest naked Louisville man chasing another man with sword in middle of Third Street

Posted: Updated: Jun 16, 2016 11:39 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a Louisville man after he allegedly assaulted another man with a sword. 

According to the arrest report, it happened early Wednesday morning in the 3100 block of south Third Street near Central Avenue. That's where police say they found the victim running from the suspect, shouting "He's trying to kill me!"

Police say the suspect, 45-year-old James A. Lyvers, was running naked in the middle of the street and carrying a sword. Police say Lyvers dropped the sword when officers ordered him to, and was arrested without further incident. 

The victim was treated for a laceration to his left arm. 

Lyvers is charged with one count of felony assault. 

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