Paramedic assaulted with syringe

Police have charged a man in relation to an assault on a paramedic in Halifax yesterday.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault in progress in the 5500 block of Cogswell Street. Paramedics were on scene treating a patient for an unrelated matter when a man attacked them. The man struck one of the paramedics with his hands, stabbed them with a syringe, and then fled the area on foot.

Officers arrested the man this morning in Halifax without further incident.

Trevor James Lunn, 46, is scheduled to appear in Halifax provincial court later today to face charges of:

  • Assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Source: Release

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