Norwich Man “Escapes” in Hospital Gown; Now Faces Felony Charges
A man arrested after a dispute in Norwich ends up in more trouble after running away while being hospitalized. Police say Gary Nichols stabbed one individual and bit another on Saturday near a Plymouth Street home. Nichols was booked at Norwich Police headquarters then taken to Chenango Memorial Hospital after he complained of a medical problem. He then ran away in handcuffs wearing nothing but a hospital gown. Norwich was captured again at a Cortland Street address. He faces multiple felony charges.