A man threatening to hurt himself ended up being charged with assaulting a peace officer.
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RNC Night 2
About 9:00 p.m. Saturday night police responded to a call concerning a man in the Paradise area threatening to hurt himself with a knife.
While he was being taken for medical attention, he fled from police but was again apprehended after a physical confrontation with the RNC.
The male was arrested for assaulting a peace officer, assault with a weapon, resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer.
He was taken to the hospital for an examination and was then held for court.