Mount Pleasant police officer stabbed during welfare check

Posted at 1:51 PM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 20:15:10-05

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Mount Pleasant police officer was stabbed while conducting a welfare check at a home.

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday at a residence on Washington Avenue.

Mount Pleasant police confirmed the officer was stabbed by a woman at the house. She was taken to Maury Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials confirmed the officer had been with the department for about a year. Her name was not immediately released.