He wished the shirt off his again.
A unadorned Florida felon armed with a machete was arrested Monday after demanding a person’s garments at knifepoint, in line with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Workplace.
The sufferer instructed deputies that Brandon Wright immediately got here operating out of bushes the place he was selecting berries and instructed him at hand over his clothes, pockets, and telephone round 10 a.m., officers stated.
As he started complying, Wright immediately hurled the machete at him — together with a handful of palmetto berries.
The weapon bounced off of the sufferer’s chest and he averted harm, deputies stated.
Nonetheless nude, Wright sprinted off and hopped into his white Dodge Challenger and fled the scene.
Quickly after, patrons of a close-by gasoline station instructed police that Wright had pulled up subsequent to a pump and exited his car.
A police helicopter tracked Wright down and relayed his actions to a dispatcher.
“He’s doing pushups on the entrance to the meals retailer right here,” the pilot states at one level.
Video additionally reveals Wright strolling in the course of the road as startled drivers maneuver round him.
As deputies approached, Wright laid down subsequent to his automotive and surrendered with out incident.
The sheriff’s workplace stated Wright had prior convictions for kidnapping, gun possession by a felon, battery on a legislation enforcement officer, cocaine possession, and resisting arrest.
He stays in custody with out bond.