Man with a knife in Manchester – level 2

28-10-2014 07:00

A security camera in Manchester filmed a man who wielded a big knife. The man had trouble standing up, but he interacted with the terrified people around him.

Armed police officers arrived at the scene within a couple of minutes and took the man to the ground. They arrested the 55-year-old man and now they question him.

Difficult words: wield (hold a weapon out to prepare to use it), interact (communicate or make people react), armed (carrying a weapon).

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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