Dad Threatens Family at Hospital Where Wife Was Giving Birth
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Police arrested a man at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, where his wife was giving birth, after he allegedly threatened a family in the waiting room with a knife.
The May 11 incident occurred when Tobby Smith, 19, entered the labor/delivery waiting room, where he began using obscenities as he complained about the hospital. When another man, who was waiting with his wife and child, told Smith to watch his language, the suspect reportedly pulled out a pocket knife and threatened to kill the man, the Herald Citizen reports.
Smith, who was forced to leave hospital grounds, faces charges of aggravated assault.
If you appreciated this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!
Leading in Turbulent Times: Effective Campus Public Safety Leadership for the 21st Century
This new webcast will discuss how campus public safety leaders can effectively incorporate Clery Act, Title IX, customer service, “helicopter” parents, emergency notification, town-gown relationships, brand management, Greek Life, student recruitment, faculty, and more into their roles and develop the necessary skills to successfully lead their departments. Register today to attend this free webcast!