92-year old man charged for holding nursing assistant at knifepoint

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by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 11:42 AM

(WHAS 11) -- A 92-year-old man is charged after police say he held a hospital nursing assistant at knifepoint police believe he was having a war flashback.

Dewitt Sims, a World War II veteran, is charged with Wanton Endangerment.

It happened Thursday at a hospital in Harrodsburg.

Police say Sims was having a flashback and thought he was under threat from enemies.

The woman was not hurt.

 

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