Christchurch person charged over nurse assault

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Section
Christchurch,
Publish Date
Friday, 10 August 2018, 2:04p.m.
The man broke a nurse's thumb on Wednesday evening. (Photo / File)
The man broke a nurse's thumb on Wednesday evening. (Photo / File)

Christchurch police have charged a person with assault - after a nurse's thumb was broken by a patient.

Police were called to Hillmorton hospital on Wednesday evening about 9.20.

One person has been charged with common assault and wilful damage.

Canterbury District Health Board says it is supporting all people involved - and there will be a full clinical review of the event.

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