A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged in connection with an incident in which a female paramedic and four police officers were assaulted.
The cowardly assault on the paramedic happened in the back of an emergency ambulance in Bridgwater on Monday 28th December.
Avon & Somerset Police officers were called to an address in Stoke St Mary after three members of the public were assaulted.
Following the calls made for help, police response team officers made their way to the location.
As they attempted to arrest the male suspect, four police officers were assaulted as well as the paramedic.
Anthony McLellan, 35, of Stoke Road, Stoke St Mary, appeared before Taunton Magistrates on Wednesday 30 December.
He was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm to the female paramedic, inflicting grievous bodily harm on a 61-year-old man, assaulting a 30-year-old man, assaulting an 18-year-old woman, four counts of assaulting an emergency worker (four police officers) and Criminal damage.
McLellan was remanded in custody pending an appearance at Taunton Crown Court on Monday 1 February 2021.
The paramedic who was assaulted remained on duty but was unable to continue to crew an ambulance due to her injuries.
The four police officers were uninjured and remained on duty.
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