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Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon after struggling with police

Posted at 4:20 PM, May 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-25 20:28:59-04

PHOENIX - A man armed with multiple guns at Phoenix Comicon is now in police custody. 

Police say the 30-year-old Valley man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon for allegedly threatening to cause harm to Phoenix officers.

According to officials, the man was taking pictures of officers and was found at Comicon with three handguns and one shotgun on his person. He also had knives and ammunition. 

Police say the man was inside the Phoenix Convention Center and struggled with officers before he was detained. 

It's unknown at this time what charges the suspect is facing.

During a Thursday afternoon press conference, a Sgt. Mercedes Fortune said Phoenix police will be updating security at the facility, including additional screening, as well as fewer accessible entrances to the building.

No injuries were reported in the incident.