Hutchinson Doctor Assaulted 20 Mar 14

Charges against a 31-year-old Savage,Minnesota man are expected for allegedly assaulting a Hutchinson doctor Monday morning.

The Doctor told police that he had been talking with the suspect, a patient at Hutchinson Health, when the suspect picked up the chair he was sitting in and moved it closer to the doctor.  The suspect then became upset during the conversation and hit the doctor several times in the head.  The suspect was ultimately subdued.  The incident took place in the Mental Health Unit of the hospital.

The doctor told police that the man was in fact easily agitated.

Police say they will be requesting charges with the city attorney’s office.