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A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting an employee at Lismore Base Hospital on Saturday (November 10).

Just after midday, a woman attended Lismore Base Hospital seeking treatment.

Police allege she threatened staff members and, when a male staff member attempted to intervene, the woman produced a syringe and lunged at the man.

He was treated for a laceration to his left arm.

Police and arrested a 39-year-old woman at the hospital.

She was taken to Lismore Police Station where she was charged with using an offensive weapon, affray, grievous bodily harm with intent, actual bodily harm, assault and resisting a police officer.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Sunday (November 11).

 


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