04/13/2007

Conn. police use TASER to subdue man with knife

By David Funkhouser
Hartford Courant

GUILFORD, Conn. — Police used Tasers to subdue a suspect wanted in connection with an assault in New Haven after the man pulled a knife on them when they confronted him on Shore Drive Tuesday, police said.

"The Tasers probably saved us from a police shooting," Deputy Police Chief Jeff Hutchinson said. "It showed a whole lot of restraint on the part of the officers.

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