UPDATED:  Man arrested for using knife in a threatening manner in Moberly hospital

Dwane Long

Photo courtesy of Randolph County Jail

UPDATE:  The man has been identified as Dwane Long of Moberly.  He's been charged with second-degree kidnapping, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon.  The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m.

The Moberly Police Department reports a man is arrested earlier today for flashing a knife inside the Moberly Regional Medical Center.

The 24-year-old male was taken into custody without incident outside the emergency room doors.

The suspect’s name hasn’t been released but he’s facing charges of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree assault, and unlawful use of a weapon.

Police haven’t clarified the man’s motive.