Hampshire Police have arrested a man after four emergency workers were assaulted in Portsmouth last night (19th May).
Police confirmed that officers were called just after 22:00 hours after an emergency ambulance crew came under attack from a patient who they were transporting.
The ambulance crew had sent out a call for urgent assistance as they tried to defend themselves from the male.
They stopped their ambulance in a layby near Anglesea Road as they waited for police assistance.
One of the ambulance crew, a male, suffered minor injuries. The other three (a man and two women) were not injured.
A 55-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of assault by beating of an emergency worker.
Police have confirmed that the male is still in custody as enquiries continue.
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