UPDATE:

Cheyenne police have released a photo of the man accused of threatening a group of workers with a machete Tuesday morning.

Officer Kevin Malatesta says the incident happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Central Avenue and E. 19th Street.

Malatesta says the man (pictured above) used a machete to threaten a group of workers painting a crosswalk.  He fled before police arrived.

​The man was described as a barefoot white man with dark hair, weighing about 250 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and dark shorts.

Anyone who recognizes the man or knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Laramie County Combined Communications Center at (307) 637-6525.​


ORIGINAL STORY:

Cheyenne police are looking for a man who they say threatened a group of workers with a machete.

Officer Kevin Malatesta says officers were called to the intersection of Central Avenue and E. 19th Street around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

"A white male with a gray shirt, no shoes, dark shorts, dark hair and approximately 250 pounds used a machete to threaten a group of workers painting a crosswalk," said Malatesta.

Malatesta says the man fled before officers arrived.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call police dispatch at (307) 637-6525.

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