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2 paramedics assaulted while helping woman in Portland

August 12, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two paramedics were assaulted while on a call helping a woman with a medical issue in Portland, Oregon.

KOIN reports the paramedics were attacked early Monday. One paramedic was pepper-sprayed by someone on a bike and the other was punched in the face.

The bike rider left but authorities arrested the person who punched the medic.

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