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July 04, 2014

Police Tase patient who punches officer on ambulance

Police were asked to ride along with medics to help restrain him; he was arrested and hospital staff later had to intubate him

By EMS1 Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Police Tased and arrested a man who punched an officer inside an ambulance on Wednesday.

Corey J. Hayslett faces a charge of assault of a peace officer after police were asked to ride along with medics to help restrain him, WHIO reports. Hayslett was impaired from drugs and alcohol according to the police report.

During the transport, he allegedly threatened officers, and was able to break away and punch one with a closed fist. The officer then used a Taser, and both probes struck Hayslett’s right upper back, subduing him.

He was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, where he was so combative that staff there “had to put Mr. Hayslett to sleep to intubate him.” 

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