Man on acid trip punched, tried to bite EMTs, police say

The 19-year-old Michigan man reportedly called 911 for assistance while having a bad reaction to acid, then became aggressive with first responders

Bob Johnson, Walker, Mich.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Police say a man called 911 to report that he was having a bad reaction to some acid he had ingested, then lashed out at emergency medical technicians who were trying to help him. The incident occurred Tuesday, Nov. 12.

The 19-year-old Traverse City man agreed to be transported to the hospital but became combative and punched EMTs in the back of the ambulance and tried to bite them, according to Up North Live.

The man was taken to the hospital for a psychological evaluation and is facing resisting/obstructing charges, according to Up North Live.


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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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