05/02/2007

Ohio officer stabbed at clinic

The officer was treated and released.

By Gabriel Baird and Donna J. Miller
Cleveland Plain Dealer reporters

CLEVELAND, Ohio  — Lesley Cochran came to the Cleveland Clinic with her husband Tuesday for treatment of his heart condition. She ended up getting a shock that would make anyone's pumper skip a beat.

The 60-year-old Mansfield woman was standing outside the Taussig Cancer Center about 9 a.m. when she saw Clinic police officers scrapping with a man wearing a motorcycle helmet.

The officers had escorted Joseph N. Matthews, 57, of Cleveland, away from workers and passers-by because he was screaming.

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