MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Police said a man threw rocks at a semi-truck on Interstate 5, ran across the freeway, and pulled a knife on a police officer before he was arrested.
The incident happened at 2:41 p.m. Friday.
Marysville police Cmdr. Mark Thomas said the man was throwing rocks and hit the truck’s windshield. The driver wasn’t hurt.
The Everett Daily Herald reports a state Department of Transportation worker stopped traffic so police could race after the man, who crossed three lanes of the freeway.
I-5 was shut down in both directions while the suspect was taken into custody with the help of a Marysville police K9.
During the chase, the man pulled a knife on the officer, police said.
The 53-year-old man suffered a minor bite from a police dog.
He was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on assault, malicious mischief and reckless endangerment charges.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.