Police were called to the 3500 block of Elmhurst Avenue Saturday for a report of a domestic dispute.
When they arrived, they found a woman in need of medical attention. She was taken to Allegheny General Hospital.
Police said Thomas Baltos, a Pittsburgh firefighter, kicked two of the responding officers.
He also allegedly threatened them with a sword.
Baltos was arrested and placed in the Allegheny County Jail.
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