Man with ax apprehended at Gresham Jack in the Box

Multnomah County

The man was taken into custody

A man with an ax was taken into custody after walking into a Jack in the Box in Gresham, July 11, 2019. (Gresham Police Department)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Gresham Police officers evacuated a Jack in the Box after a man barricaded himself inside with an ax.

Authorities said they took the man into custody in the 25600 block of SE Stark Street just before 10:30 p.m.

The roads surrounding the restaurant were temporarily closed.

A man with an ax was taken into custody at a Jack in the Box in Gresham, July 11, 2019. (Gresham Police Department)

KOIN 6 News is working to learn more and will update this story.

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