Paramedics assaulted by man they were trying to help


An 18-year-old man was arrested after the Christmas Eve incident

A man was arrested on Christmas Eve after he assaulted paramedics who were trying to help him.   A member of the public who intervened to try and help was also assaulted.

South Central Ambulance Service had been called to reports of an unconscious male in the street on Bath Road in Banbury.   When they arrived the 18-year-old male became violent.   The paramedics were both assaulted as was a member of the public who intervened.

Thames Valley Police arrested the man.   A spokesperson said: “Assaults on emergency workers will not be tolerated and our thanks go to those members of the public who assisted.

“If any witnesses have not been spoken to by Police and wish to provide us with any further evidence please do contact us and quote reference 43220576037.

Published: by Banbury FM Newsteam

Reader's opinions
  1. Woodworth Sandra   On   26/12/2022 at 5:54 pm

    it seems an awful waste of the valuable ambulance service that they have to deal with drinks in the gutter.

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