Man attacks staff member at QEH emergency department

Published on January 11, 2016

Queen Elizabeth Hospital's emergency department.

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Facing charges of assault, damage to property, breaking court order

A man attacked a staff member of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital emergency department Friday, landing himself in trouble with the law.

Charlottetown Police Services went to the department after being called to the scene and arrested a 29-year-old Charlottetown-area man, said a statement issued by police.

The man faces charges of assaulting a staff member of the hospital, plus charges of damaging property there and failing to live up to a previous order from a court.

"No significant injuries were incurred as a result of the assault," said the police report.

The man will be appearing in provincial court at a later date.