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Nurse threatened with knife at Grantham Hospital

A man has been arrested for affray after threatening a nurse with a knife at Grantham Hospital.

Sergeant Dan McCormack tasered the 53-year-old male after he threatened the nurse yesterday afternoon and ripped fire extinguishers from the wall.

The sergeant said: "Due to his aggression and him possessing a knife he was detained using a taser. The male was safely detained and no injuries caused to anyone."

He later tweeted: "Taser is a vital piece of equipment for modern day policing #taser #Grantham."

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police added: "We were called to Grantham Hospital at 1.12pm on Sunday following a report that a man had threatened a nurse with a dinner knife. A 53-year-old man was tasered and arrested. Graham Wright of Dog and Duck Lane, Morton, has been charged with threatening behaviour with intent to cause violence and was appearing before Lincoln Magistrates today."

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