Man allegedly assaults 3 W.Va. providers before jumping from ambulance

Mavin Timothy Campbell is accused of kicking, hitting and trying to bite the providers before fleeing on foot

By Leila Merrill

NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. — A man who EMS providers were transporting to a hospital has been accused of assaulting three providers and jumping out of the back of an ambulance, WCHS reported.

Mavin Timothy Campbell, 48, is accused of kicking and trying to bite the three providers, according to a criminal complaint filed in Nicholas County Magistrate Court.

West Virginia State Police wrote in the complaint that Campbell hit a provider on the wrist and then jumped from the ambulance and fled on foot.

Troopers said that a small bag believed to contain methamphetamine was found in Campbell’s sock.

Campbell was charged with trespassing, simple possession, obstructing EMS, assault on EMS and battery on EMS.

He is being held in jail on bond.

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