Public Safety

Man accused of assault on Mercy security guard

A Cedar Rapids man is charged with assault causing injury based on allegations he assaulted a security guard at Mercy Medical Center Tuesday.

Joshua I. Lawson, 34, was arrested around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday after he caused a disturbance inside the hospital at 701 10th St. SE, according to court records.

Lawson is accused of assaulting a security guard, injuring him.

He also faces disorderly conduct charges.

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