Raleigh police: Machete incident at hotel self-inflicted

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Police investigate at the scene.
Police investigate at the scene.

RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Raleigh police are investigating an incident involving a machete early Wednesday morning.

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It happened at the Knights Inn in the 3800 block of New Bern Avenue, just east of the Beltline.

Authorities tell ABC11 that they got a call about a man creating a disturbance at the hotel. When officers arrived, they saw the man with a machete stepping in an out of a room, with self-inflicted injuries.

They said he was having a mental health crisis and is now at WakeMed. His name and condition have not been released.