A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting a hospital employee at Lismore Base Hospital, NSW Police say.
Just after 12pm today (Saturday 11 November 2018), a woman attended Lismore Base Hospital seeking treatment.
Police will allege the woman threatened staff members, and when a male staff member attempted to intervene, the woman produced a syringe and lunged at the man.
He was treated for a laceration to his left arm.
Police from Richmond Police District attended and arrested a 39-year-old woman.
She was taken to Lismore Police Station where she was charged with:
– Use offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence
– Cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent
– Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
– Common assault (x2)
– Resist officer in execution of their duty
The woman was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court tomorrow (Sunday 11 November 2018).