Arrest made after Chatham EMS paramedic, EMTs assaulted

Source: WTOC
Source: WTOC
Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 7:19 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 16, 2023 at 8:48 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - An arrest has been made after a Chatham Emergency Services paramedic and two EMTs were assaulted.

According to Chuck Kearns, the CEO of Chatham Emergency Services, the incident happened at about 4:45 p.m. when EMS got a call about a person passed out in the lobby bathroom of the J.W. Marriott.

Kearns said it resulted in a Chatham EMS paramedic being assaulted with injuries.

The person who assaulted the Chatham EMS paramedic also attacked two other Chatham EMTs.

Kearns said all three of them will be okay.

The person who assaulted them has been arrested.

Kearns also said, “if you assault EMS personnel, you will be arrested and we will press charges.”