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Palm Beach Gardens Man Threatened Another Man With Sword, According to Cops

Michael Seacrest got into an argument with Adrijon Hoti in the early morning hours on Thursday.

Apparently Hoti was angry at Seacrest for taking a jacket that wasn't his.

A heated argument ensued, and Hoti stepped up to Seacrest and allegedly made verbal threats.

Seacrest didn't like a dude being all up in his face, so he decided to go medieval on his ass.

Literally.

Seacrest went to his apartment, came back out with a sword, and allegedly swung it at Hoti.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, a deputy responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 2800 block of Hinda Road near Northlake Boulevard shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday.

The deputy reported seeing Seacrest holding the sword and yelling at a Hoti.

In a weird quirk to the story, Hoti apparently had a woman, later identified as Rebecca Geary, wrapped in his arms.

The cop asked both men to stand down. Hoti released Greary and Seacrest threw down his sword.

It's not clear if Hoti was threatening Greary, or using her as a human shield from a guy with a sword.

Hoti told police that Seacrest swung the sword, with the blade coming within mere inches of hitting him.

As for Geary, she and another unidentified woman gave police conflicting reports on whether or not Seacrest tried to injure Hoti.

The deputy arrested Seacrest on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He remained at the Palm Beach County Jail late Thursday in lieu of $5,000 bond.


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