Man has heart attack after being arrested in Manchester

MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Manchester were called into an apartment located at 40 Olcott Street for an emotionally distressed man.

The caller said her 40-year-old son was acting erratically just after 5:20 a.m. on March 26th.

When the officers confronted the son, they witnessed the man’s erratic behavior. Police were able to physically restrain him and place him in handcuffs in an attempt to keep him from injuring himself.

Officers tell News 8 the man then went into cardiac arrest. Police began performing CPR until an ambulance and Manchester Firefighters arrived.

The man regained consciousness, and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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