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Minn. man arrested after doctor, nurse assaulted

Posted: January 27, 2012 - 4:33pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a St. Cloud man after a doctor and nurse were assaulted at a hospital.

Police were called early Friday to St. Cloud Hospital after staff said the 39-year-old man began throwing items around the emergency room.

Hospital staff tried to restrain him, and police say the man assaulted the doctor and nurse.

The St. Cloud Times ((http://on.sctimes.com/y371KY ) reports the man faces possible charges of fourth-degree assault and disorderly conduct. He remained at the hospital to receive medical care.

The ER staff received minor injuries.

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Information from: St. Cloud Times, http://www.sctimes.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.