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Man wielding samurai sword breaks into Cedar Rapids church

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A Cedar Rapids man faces charges after police say he broke into a church while wielding a samurai sword.

Officers were called to First Presbyterian Church at 310 5th Avenue SE at 3:03 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a person with a samurai sword breaking windows on the church.

Police say 34-year-old Jerrald Meek then entered the church and confronted the pastor.

Officers arrested Meek without incident. He is charged with third degree criminal mischief and carrying weapons.

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