August 15, 2020

** New York man charged after severely assaulting EMT


** A Bronx, New York man will appear in court later this month after being indicted on charges he seriously assaulted a young EMT trying to help him October 18th. NBC New York (December 5) said Thomas Wright, 32, has been tagged with first degree assault in relation to the attack on Fire Department of New York EMT Nicholas Cody, 20. According to the newspaper, Wright bit Cody on the shoulder, hit him in the chest, and body slammed him into a metal door. As a result of the incident, Cody suffered nerve damage to his shoulder. Along with the above mentioned tag, Wright also faces several other assault accusations. There is no word on the motive for the attack nor on whether or not Cody has returned to work.


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