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Patient At Psychiatric Hospital In Westland Stabs Employee

(CBS DETROIT) - A patient at the Walter Reuther Psychiatric Hospital in Westland used a piece of metal to stab an employee, according to officials.

Walter Reuther Psychiatric Hospital | Credit: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

According to Michigan State Police officials, the patient retrieved a piece of metal that fell from the ceiling and concealed it in his waistband.

The patient then approached a male employee and stabbed him in the neck/shoulder area.

Officials say the patient was restrained by other employees and patients.

The injured employee was transferred to a local hospital.

Police say the situation is being investigated.

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