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Edinburgh man arrested in meat attack

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Edinburgh - An Edinburgh man is behind bars facing charges after an incident inside a grocery store's meat department.

Police say 28-year-old Anthony Coffman walked into the Jay C. Food Store, pulled out a hunting knife and attacked packages of hamburger, and then threw dog food onto it.

When an employee tried to stop him, police say Coffman lunged at the man with the hunting knife.

"He told people at the store that God had sent him there to do that. And he was trying to save young girls from the beef," said Deputy Police Chief David Lutz, Edinburgh Police.

Coffman is charged with criminal mischief and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon.

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