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CPD arrests man accused of yelling racial slurs, brandishing knife

Police: Suspect started fight with 2 black men

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police said they responded to a report of a man yelling racial slurs at two black men in the 1100 block of East Broadway Wednesday night.

A witness told police she saw Joshua Enloe punch one of the black men in the shoulder, leading to a fight between Enloe and the two alleged victims.

The witness also told police she saw Enloe standing at the corner waving a knife and yelling threats at passersby after the two black men left the area. 

Officers said they arrived to the scene to find Enloe with his left elbow scraped and a fillet knife in a sheath in his pocket that had a 5.5 inch blade.

Police arrested Enloe for unlawful use of weapons but they were unable to find the victims.

The photo featured in this story is a mugshot of Enloe taken in 2014.


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