ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A St. Louis County man is accused of attacking his roommate with his sword over the weekend.

According to the St. Louis County Police Department’s probable cause statement, the attack happened on May 19 at a home in the 2000 block of Penncross Court.

Police claim Angelus Scott (age not provided) made statements about slicing his roommate’s head before grabbing a sword and swinging it at him. The roommate was able to defend himself and avoid being cut or stabbed.

Police arrived a short time later, took Scott into custody, and confiscated the sword. A motive for the attack was not mentioned.

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Scott with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. At present, Scott is being hospitalized for a mental health evaluation. Upon his release, he’ll be jailed on a $200,000 cash-only bond.