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Man in custody after paramedics allegedly kicked, punched, in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – An investigation is underway after three paramedics were allegedly assaulted in Kamloops, B.C.

Kamloops RCMP say they were called to Royal Inland Hospital at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday about reports of a man kicking and punching paramedics.

Staff Sgt. Ed Preto says the 54-year-old man was believed to be intoxicated. He encountered the paramedics while awaiting treatment at the hospital. Preto says a suspect was restrained by hospital security staff.

He has since been released from hospital, but remained in police custody early Thursday.

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