Man with a knife in Manchester – level 1

28-10-2014 07:00

A security camera in Manchester films a man. He has a big knife. He wields it. People around him are really scared.

Somebody calls the police. The police come in a few minutes. They take the man to the ground. They arrest him. He is 55 years old. Police ask him questions.

Difficult words: wield (hold a weapon out to prepare to use it), arrest (take to police station), take to the ground (hold someone on the ground).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about the man? Why did he do this?


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