Police: Man Pulls Screwdriver On Kids At Bus Stop

Posted at 7:00 AM, Dec 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-01 08:53:25-05

A man has been arrested after police say he pulled a screw driver on a group of kids at a bus stop.

According to an affidavit from Metro Nashville Police, Howard Cheatham threatened a group of kids waiting for their bus.

The alleged incident happened Wednesday morning in East Nashville.

Cheatham fled the scene but officers tracked him down hours later.

When detectives asked him why he had the screwdriver, Cheatham allegedly responded he was going to use it to kill cops.

He was taken into custody and is facing a long list of charges.