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Additional charges laid at hospital after Bancroft woman assaults paramedics: OPP

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A woman in Bancroft, Ont., accused of assaulting two paramedics, faces additional charges involving an incident at a hospital.

Bancroft OPP initially charged the 41-year-old woman following an incident on Jan. 2 at a residence in Bancroft during which she allegedly assaulted two paramedics with the Hastings-Quinte Paramedics Service.

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On Thursday, OPP say they received further information regarding an incident at the Quinte Health North Hastings Hospital in Bancroft. It’s alleged the same woman assaulted a health-care professional and caused damage within the hospital.

OPP say the woman was additionally charged with assault and mischief under $5,000.

She was held in custody and was scheduled to appear in court in Belleville on Thursday, police said.

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