ER Patient Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Nurse

MIDDLESEX, Conn. (WTNH)- An 18-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to assaulting a Middlesex Hospital nurse in September. Police say Zhane Douglas punched and bit the nurse while she was being treated. Hospital officials had to restrain Douglas.

The incident happened back on Sept. 17, Police say the nurse sustained injuries to her right forearm and right side of the face. Douglas told police she bit the nurse because she was mad and wanted to be released from the Emergency Room.

Douglas was arrested and taken to the Middletown Police Department when she was released from the hospital. She was charged with assaulting a public safety/ emergency personnel. Douglas plead guilty.

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