Five injured after incident at Cove House Adult Residential Facility in Glocester

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GLOCESTER, R.I. (WLNE)- Five people are injured after an incident in Glocester on Wednesday morning, according to the town’s police department.

The department said that five people were injured, after a 40-year-old man became physical with staff and other residents at the Cove House Adult Residential Facility.

First responders arrived on the scene at around 7:20 a.m. and saw a female employee outside, who had visible injuries.

She and a 53-year-old resident were taken to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated for injuries.

A second resident was taken to Fatima Hospital as a precaution.

The 40-year-old man who had been physical was taken into protective custody and to a local area hospital to be evaluated.

A male employee at the facility was evaluated at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story, check back for further updates.

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