Subject in custody after threatening others with a knife at UIHC emergency room

Faculty, staff and currently enrolled students received a Hawk Alert about the incident on Tuesday night.

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Tate Hildyard

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor


A person entered the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics emergency room and began threatening others with a knife on Tuesday evening. 

The Iowa Department of Public Safety received the report at 6:53 p.m. Iowa City and UI police arrived on the scene at 6:56 p.m. and the subject was taken into custody, according to a Hawk Alert sent to faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students. 

The subject was treated in UIHC for their self-inflicted injuries, and at this time no other injuries have been reported from the incident. 

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