A Nampa man is behind bars, after police said he assaulted a nurse's assistant May 3 at St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center.
Hospital staff said they subdued the suspect after he grabbed a nurse by the neck. The male suspect was being treated at the time of the incident. Eyewitnesses said the suspect slammed the nurse to the ground.
Meridian Police responded the scene and booked him to the Ada County Jail on a felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon or instrument. The police did not indicate what weapon was used in the incident.