Police: Man attacked Hoag security guard

Newport Beach police arrested an Anaheim man they said assaulted a security guard at Hoag Hospital.

Austin Kristopher McKee, 23, was arrested after the incident about 10:30 p.m. Monday, according to Newport police spokeswoman Kathy Lowe.

McKee was in the emergency room when he assaulted the guard, Lowe said. He was taken into custody on suspicion of battery.

A motive for the alleged attack was unknown.

— Lauren Williams

Twitter: @lawilliams30

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