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Man Arrested For Wielding Samurai Sword Downtown

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Port Authority police officers have arrested a man who was seen walking around Lower Manhattan with a samurai sword.

Police say Orlando Lassiter, 51, was seen exiting the subway near Watts Street Friday night with the sword.

An officer caught up with him on Church Street and disarmed him.

Lassiter has been charged with weapons possession and disorderly conduct. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP