Man allegedly attacks nurse, wife

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a nurse at an assisted living facility.

Joshua Blake Cooper, 24, allegedly attacked his ex-wife around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night while she was at work.

Cooper allegedly first attacked her with a knife and later attempted to run her over, damaging the front of the facility.

According to Laurel Police Detective Earl Reed, the woman sustained minor injuries during the attack.

The damage to the building from the crash were minimal.