Man wields knife at Farragut West Metro station

(WJLA) - A man was taken into custody Thursday at the Farragut West Metro station after refusing orders to drop a knife, police say.

Metro Transit Police say that they ordered the man to drop his knife several times just before 5 p.m. before using a pepper ball to take him into custody.

Despite numerous reports on social media that they heard gunshots at the station, police say that no shots were fired.

No one was injured in the incident.