Large candlestick used to threaten police at church


State News

November 20, 2019 - 10:23 AM

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police arrested a man who allegedly threatened police with a large candlestick during a disturbance at a church.

Police spokeswoman Gretchen Koenen said officers responded to a call early Tuesday about a disturbance at the Holy Name Catholic Church.

The nearly 100 children and adults attending a Mass were evacuated from the church.

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