COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — Two security guards at Howard County General Hospital were injured Friday night after a man came into the emergency room and became involved in an altercation with hospital security.

Police responded to Howard County General just after 9 p.m. to assist security personnel for a disturbance. When officers arrived, they learned a man had come into the emergency room and became involved in an altercation with hospital security.

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Police said the man injured two security guards with a pocket knife during the altercation. One had a minor cut to the hand and the other suffered a non-life-threatening stab wound and is being treated at the hospital.

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Other security personnel subdued the man and police took him into custody.

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Charges are pending.