This is the moment a maniac with a samurai sword confronted police after allegedly attacking a couple, before being stopped with a Taser.
Police reached the spot in Crawley after 7.30 pm on Friday after receiving a report of a man with a weapon.
Sussex Police said two people were found injured on Horsham Road.
Police said the pair had sustained injuries “corresponding to being stabbed with a bladed article”.
The victims were taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Footage from the scene shows a man wearing a black vest, holding a giant samurai sword, as he climbs up and down the street in front of dozens of cars.
The clip, which appears to have been taken from inside a car at a Chells roundabout, showed him waving a meter-long weapon into the air as he approached several vehicles.
Police said a 32-year-old man was detained by the authorities at the scene using a Taser and a weapon was confiscated.
He was arrested and taken into custody on charges of attempt to murder.
Detective Inspector Jason Hazard calls on witnesses to come forward after a “troubling attack”.
He said: “This was a serious and disturbing attack on two people, and residents expect to see a continued police presence in the area while our investigation continues.
“We want to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened, or who captured any relevant mobile phone or dash cam footage of the incident.
“We ask people not to share this footage on social media, but to contact us so that it can be used to support our ongoing investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to report Online Or by calling 101, citing Operation Slope.
Alternatively, you can contact crime Stoppers Anonymously on 0800 555 111.