Man arrested in assault of security guard in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 57-year-old man has been arrested after police say he assaulted a security guard at a Wichita hospital.

Wichita police Sgt. Brian Sigman says the 47-year-old guard reported the assault happened around 5:30 a.m. Saturday at Wesley Medical Center. Police say the suspect was in the hospital “creating a disturbance,” when the security guard made contact with him. Sigman said the man attempted to take the security guard’s gun away from him and a struggle ensued. No injuries were reported.

Authorities arrived on the scene, and the suspect was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.


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