BRADENTON — Two Bradenton Police Department officers reported a man threatened to shoot them after allegedly attacking two Manatee Memorial Hospital security guards at 2:47 p.m. Saturday.
The officers were called to the hospital after a suspect reportedly assaulted two hospital security guards trying to quell a disturbance.
Once the police arrived, they were reportedly threatened by the male suspect who claimed to have a handgun in his backpack.
One officer tried unsuccessfully to fire his Taser at the man. After the suspect was subdued and arrested, the officers found no gun, only a knife in the backpack.