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    Suspect Makes Obscene Gesture in Mugshot

    A man was arrested after pulling a knife on officers Saturday morning, police said.

    According to Ludlow police, they responded to a home on Higher Brook Drive at about 9:15 a.m. Saturday for a 911 call where the caller requested police assistance.

    When officers arrived, they tried to help the female caller retrieve her cell phone and vehicle from the home.

    While the officers were in the home with the caller, a man, later identified as Ernest F. Marasa, 64, of Ludlow, Massachusetts, approached the woman. He was yelling at her and holding something behind his back, police said.

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    As officers intervened to stop Marasa from approaching further, Marasa pulled an eight-inch lock-blade knife on the officers.

    The officers ordered him to drop the knife, which he did. They then arrested Marasa.

    No one was injured in the incident, police said.

    The knife was seized as evidence.

    Marasa was taken to the Ludlow Police Department to be booked without further incident. In his booking photo, he made an obscene gesture.

    Marasa has been charged assault with a dangerous weapon, obstruction of justice and vandalizing property.

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    It is unclear if he has an attorney.

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