Man arrested for allegedly punching female paramedic during treatment

A 25-year-old paramedic was struck when trying to treat an intoxicated man who became belligerent

By EMS1 Staff

SYDNEY, Australia — A man allegedly punched a female paramedic who was trying to treat him.

The Epoch Times reported that an ambulance responded to a call of an intoxicated man by the police. When paramedics arrived on scene, the 37-year-old man became belligerent.

“The man walked towards one of the ambulance paramedics and used a closed fist to strike the 25-year-old woman on her left forearm,” a police statement read.

The man was arrested and charged with assault.

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