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KSP Investigates an Assualt on Police Office in Munfordville

Date of News Release: 8/15/2004

(Bowling Green, KY) - At 06:58 hours Munfordville Police Department contacted Post 3 and requested KSP respond to an officer down situation. Munfordville Police Department Officer Bobby McChesney, unit 204, had arrived at Hart County Manor, a nursing home, in response to a complaint indicating one of the residents was causing a disturbance with employees. The officer made contact with the perpetrator outside the building. Officer was speaking with the subject when he unexpectedly produced a knife & stabbed the officer in the chest. The officer held the perpetrator at gunpoint until Hart County Deputy Chris Edwards arrived on scene. Suspect was arrested without further incident. Officer McChesney was flown to University of Louisville Hospital via Stat-care. The prisoner was turned over to KSP & was subsequently lodged in the Hart County jail. Officer McChesney was admitted to University of Louisville Hospital where he is in stable condition. Investigation continues by KSP Detective Brad Bowles, unit 330.

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