Watch Police Tackle a Guy With a Knife on ‘Today Show’ Set This Morning SHARE: Tweet At about 8 am New York City time, Matt Lauer reported that a man at Rockefeller Plaza took out a blade on the set of the Today Show. Police responded quickly, and nobody besides the man was reportedly injured. .@mlauer just reported that a man on the plaza tried to harm himself with a knife. No one else was injured. Police are handling. — TODAY(@todayshow) June 6, 2013 A Twitter user named @SirAnduck was on scene, and he managed to snap video of the man with the knife getting tackled by police. Right place, right time, kid. @SirAnduck says the police used pepper spray, then tackled him. Direct link to video here. @SirAnduck also snapped this pic of the man down. Blood pool, whoa: via @SirAnduck @ShawnaMunger caught this pic of the man: via @ShawnaMunger All is reportedly calm on the Plaza now: Thank you to TODAY security and NYPD for their help this morning. — TODAY(@todayshow) June 6, 2013 All secure on the plaza after a scary incident. Thanks to our security team and the NYPD. — Matt Lauer (@MLauer) June 6, 2013 MOST RECENT BY Slade Sohmer:Nelson Mandela Dies, Leaving ‘Best Human on Earth’ Title Up For GrabsNikki Finke Is Taking the Mandela News WellBest Santa Fails Ever: A Supercut Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.