CANTON (CBS) – A nurse at an elderly facility in Canton was slashed by a resident early Friday morning.

Police said the nurse was trying to stop 77-year-old William Dumas from jumping out a window at the Tower Hill Healthcare Center nursing home after 4 a.m.

The nurse was cut on her left forearm with a piece of glass and rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital, police said.

Dumas will be charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.


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