January 09, 2022 – 1:04 PM
The Path RCMP is investigating after a healthcare employee was allegedly assaulted earlier this month whereas on responsibility on the Path hospital.
The Path and Higher District RCMP acquired a report Jan. 2 at 11:53 a.m. that the 39-year-old Fruitvale lady was allegedly assaulted and injured by a 19-year-old Path man whereas contained in the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.
The girl was working on the time of the incident, in line with the RCMP.
Path RCMP is sending a report back to Crown Counsel detailing one rely of assault opposite to Part 266 of the Legal Code in opposition to the Path man, in line with the RCMP.
“Our frontline well being care staff can expertise violence throughout the course of their careers whereas performing their duties,” mentioned Sgt Mike Wicentowich, with the Path RCMP, in an announcement.
“Our officers typically attend medical incident and work alongside well being care works to assist stop and mitigate violence. Sadly, violence can occur immediately and with out warning. These staff proceed to dedicate their lives to serving to individuals regardless of dealing with these sorts of risks.”
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