Police respond to University Park Mall after incident reportedly involving ax

MISHAWAKA, Ind.— Police from multiple agencies responded to University Park Mall on Sunday.

Officers responded to the scene just before 5 p.m. on Sunday for reports of an individual armed with an ax.

According to a witness at the scene, a group arrived at the mall's food court with an ax.

As police arrived on the scene, the group tried to leave in a vehicle but police were able to stop the vehicle at the mall, the witness said.

One man was arrested, according to law enforcement officials. 

No injuries were reported in the incident. 

The mall was closed as of 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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