Patient charged after alleged assault

A patient faces assault charges after two nurses were allegedly spit on, according to police.

Kawartha Lakes Police were called to Ross Memorial Hospital on Friday (Oct. 9) to investigate an alleged assault.

Police say two nurses were spit on by a patient in the emergency department.

The accused has been charged with two counts of assault and will appear in court at a later date to answer to these charges, according to police.

The name of the accused is not being released at this time.

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