Ala. fire captain stabbed at station
Officials say the captain tried to intervene when a man threatened another firefighter with a knife
Alabama Media Group, Birmingham
MOBILE, Ala. — A 61-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault Monday after he allegedly stabbed a Mobile fire captain, police and fire officials said.
Ronald Hurd, 61, was charged with second-degree assault, two counts of menacing and second-degree possession of marijuana in connection with the stabbing of the fire captain at the station at 57 South Lafayette St., police said.
Hurd allegedly pulled out a knife at the station around 3:20 a.m. Monday and threatened another firefighter. When the captain went to intervene, he was cut on the hand. Hurd then allegedly threatened another firefighter with the knife before fleeing.
A fire department spokesman said the captain’s name was not being publicly released.
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