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Incident Involving Security Officer

General A mental health patient was brought into the Emergency Department of Adventist Medical Center this afternoon.

The patient was taken to a secured room and assigned a security officer. During the process of being appropriately screened, the patient stabbed a hospital security officer in the hand. The officer sustained a superficial wound to the hand. The officer has been treated and is in stable condition. Further questions about this incident should be directed to the Portland Police Bureau.

See the Portland Police Bureau website for additional information.