Provo man pulls gun in doctor's office

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PROVO -- A Provo man was so desperate to see the doctor Thursday afternoon he resorted to waving a gun.

Kenneth Bond went into an urgent care office Thursday morning and asked for a prescription refill. The doctor's schedule was full, but the receptionist promised to call him if a spot opened up.

When the man didn't get a call, he went back to the office and was again told he couldn't be seen. That's when he lifted up his shirt to reveal a .22-caliber handgun and demanded to see the doctor.

"A lot of frayed nerves in there," said Sgt. Matt Siufanua of the Provo Police Department. "He scared the staff with the weapon, but no injuries, everybody is OK."

A man standing in line saw the gun and wrestled it away from Bond. Others in the waiting room jumped in and held him down until police arrived.

Bond now faces charges of aggravated assault and illegal possession of a weapon.

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