A Clewiston police officer managed to avoid a knife attack on December 10th.
The officer was in a marked city-issued police cruiser when a person approached the officer in an attempt to stab him multiple times.
The person told the officer that they wanted to die.
The officer wasn’t able to make radio contact for backup until he thwarted off the attacker.
They were able to subdue the attacker without injuries.
The Clewiston Police Department released the video in hopes to raise awareness of Mental Health.