Police detain man with machete sheath

Police responded to reports of a man wielding a machete near Woodruff Avenue and Mezzanine Way in East Long Beach Sunday afternoon.

A man carrying a machete sheath was detained by police at about 12:30 p.m. He was subsequently released as police say they had no evidence of a crime.

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Barbara Kingsley-Wilson is a full-time lecturer at California State University, Long Beach and an adviser to the campus’s student run newspaper, the Daily 49er. A journalist with over 20 years in the field, she continues to write and spends her summers as a general assignment reporter for the Long Beach Post. When she’s not drilling her pupils on the details of AP style, she’s likely practicing her downward dog or traversing the city perched atop her mountain bike.
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