A member of an ambulance crew has been assaulted while treating a man in Lichfield.
Paramedics were called to an address in the city at 10.30pm yesterday (September 8) to reports of a man suffering from breathing difficulties.
But while they were taking him to hospital in Burton he assaulted a technician leaving the staff member with facial injuries.
The man was later arrested by police.
Nick Henry, from West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: “It is hugely disappointing that yet again our staff, who are there to help people in their hour of need, have once again become patients themselves.
“The Trust operates a zero tolerance policy against violence towards our staff and we will be doing everything in our power to help police prosecute these individuals.”