Newport Police are looking for a man reported to having a knife inside a PCH emergency room. Has fled the hospital westbound on Abbey. Suspect decribed as a male, wearing a dark trench coat, striped hat and “scruffy” looking.
If you see this man, call 9-1-1.
Man is apprehended on the west side of the hospital on 9th Street.
Earlier reports described the man in an Emergency Room with an adult female. The man suddenly pulled out a knife. He then left ER and headed outside.
And the hunt was on. He’s been detained in the 9th Street parking lot.