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Medic chased by knife-wielding man he revived

The medic, who was working alone, was chased from the apartment after the man came to

By Haley Ryan
Nova News Now

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Canada — A Halifax paramedic found himself in a scary situation Saturday evening when a man he had helped revive pulled a knife and chased him out of a Dartmouth apartment.

Halifax Regional Police say the paramedic was working on an unconscious man inside an apartment in the 200 block of Wyse Road around 6 p.m.

Staff Sgt. Bill Morris said once the man started breathing again he became “very aggressive” and pulled a knife on the paramedic, who called for police assistance. “If they don’t feel safe they’re going to call, like the general public,” Morris said.

Full story: Paramedic chased by man with knife in Dartmouth apartment: Police

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Alan W. Rose Alan W. Rose Wednesday, July 09, 2014 3:30:21 PM Too much Narcan?
Ian R Frankel Ian R Frankel Sunday, July 13, 2014 6:49:16 PM Was he working alone? Where was his partner?
Christine Bargo Christine Bargo Saturday, October 11, 2014 5:53:22 PM Regardless if I have a partner, me and my partner are getting the hell out of there and calling the cops from our truck.
Christine Bargo Christine Bargo Saturday, October 11, 2014 5:53:59 PM Ah Narcan.. Can take you from nearly dead to bashing your head against a wall in a fraction of seconds.. /laughs/

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