Man assaults Grand Island nurse and officer with cup of hot chocolate

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island nurse and police officer may never look at a cup of hot chocolate the same, after they were assaulted with one Sunday.

According to police, Zachary Menke, 32, checked himself in to CHI Health St. Francis Healthcare on November 12.

While being treated, he disclosed to the nurses that there was a warrant out for his arrest. That's when police were called.

Menke became combative and threw his cup of hot chocolate at the nurse, hitting the officer as well.

Menke was arrested for terroristic threats, assault on a health care professional and for a previous warrant.