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Newfoundland patient attacks paramedic, steals ambulance: RCMP


FLOWERS COVE, N.L. – Police say a Newfoundland patient assaulted a paramedic and then stole an ambulance. RCMP said Monday that a 48-year-old man was being taken to hospital on Friday evening when he became violent.

A photo released by the Mounties show an ambulance in the ditch, stuck in the snow, in a rural area near Flower’s Cove.

Police say the man was taken into custody

They say the investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

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