Man threatens Metro train operator with knife for not moving fast enough

- A man has been arrested after he allegedly threatened a Green Line train operator with a knife on Friday morning, according to officials.

Officers responded to the Anacostia Station after the train operator of a southbound Green Line train reported that he had been threatened with a knife by 29-year-old Norman W. Polk, according to officials.

According to Metro Transit Police, Polk kicked, banged on the doors that lead to the train operator's cab while the train was stopped servicing a station. The operator opened the door to see what was going on, when he opened it Polk allegedly displayed a three-inch folding knife and verbally threatened the operator for not moving the train fast enough, according to officials. That is when the operator secured the door and called on his radio for assistance.

Metro Transit Police arrested Polk on the platform at Anacostia Station and a knife was recovered at the scene.

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