BUTTE – A woman in Butte faces a felony assault charge after she stabbed a security guard at the local hospital.

Linda Berger, 50, reportedly became erratic while being treated at St. James Healthcare on Sunday night, when she grabbed a pair of scissors from a counter in the hospital.

As a security guard restrained her from behind, Berger allegedly stabbed him in the arm with the scissors before she was subdued by staff.

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The guard was treated for the non-life threatening wound.

Berger remains jailed at this time.

Reporting by John Emeigh for MTN News