Resident pulls knife on employee at Twin Lanes Retirement

Published 2:09 pm Tuesday, December 15, 2009

A resident of Twin Lanes Retirement off Lynn Road just outside Tryon became irate last week and pulled a knife on an employee, according to the Polk County Sheriffs Office.

Det. Tracy Aldridge with the Polk County Sheriffs Office says last Friday around 1 p.m. a patient became very agitated and didnt want to stay at the facility. The patient got a knife out of the kitchen and pulled it on a staff member.

No one was injured, but the building was evacuated Friday afternoon. The patient was transported to the hospital, where an involuntary committment was done.

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No charges will be made in the incident, Aldridge reports.