“He was reaching again in his pants and I simply felt like he had a gun or sick intent, and at that time, I knew I couldn’t let him again inside,” Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church member Kevin Toler, instructed WXII-TV.
Toler and one other church member introduced the suspect, recognized as Christopher Bennett, to the bottom within the incident caught on surveillance video outdoors of Vanceboro, N.C.
Bennett was arrested by Craven County deputies who used a taser on him, WITN-TV reported. Officers stated he continued to be combative and gave the impression to be beneath the affect of medication.
Authorities stated Bennett had assaulted a member of the family earlier than the incident on the church. The girl instructed officers Bennett was on crystal meth on the time, WXII reported.
He was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct and different fees, WITN reported.
The incident got here only a week after a White Settlement, Texas, church member shot and killed a gunman who entered the constructing and murdered two individuals.