Firestone Cook Helps Take Down Man Armed with a Knife

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Clark Delano, 52

Clark Delano’s booking photo.

SACRAMENTO—

A cook at a midtown restaurant had to take down and disarm a man who barged into the kitchen and grabbed a knife, police say.

Police showed up at Firestone Public House near 16th and K Streets just before 5 p.m. Tuesday. A fight between a restaurant employee and an armed man was reportedly going on, according to police reports.

When officers showed up, they found two people holding down the alleged attacker.

Witnesses told police that 52-year-old Clark Delano had burst into the restaurant and started making a scene. Soon, Delano had jumped over the counter and into the kitchen, where he grabbed a knife and tried to stab a cook.

Another cook and a restaurant goer were able to tackle Delano and get the knife away. They then held the Delano down, even though they say he continued to resist, until officers could show up.

Delano was first taken to the hospital for evaluation before being booked at Sacramento County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon charges.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s