Commerce Township man arrested after chasing vehicle while armed with large knife

Man tried to get inside vehicle

Oakland County Sheriff's Office (WDIV)
Oakland County Sheriff's Office (WDIV)

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Authorities said a man chased a vehicle, pounded on the vehicle, and tried to open its doors while armed with a large knife Monday in Commerce Township.

Deputies were called at 7:53 p.m. to the 8000 block of Bywater Street after it was reported that a man was chasing a vehicle with a knife. When deputies arrived, they were told by a man that the man with the knife chased his vehicle before trying to open the door while yelling and waving the knife.

Authorities said the man with a knife ran into his home after he couldn’t get the door open.

Deputies arrested the armed man, a 35-year-old Commerce Township man. He is at the Oakland County Jail pending charges.