A man has been branded a “menace to the public” after repeatedly being found lying in the road and abusing those who tried to help him.
More than 200 assaults have been made against ambulance staff across the north region over the past six years, new figures have revealed.
The number of paramedics in the north-east has shot up almost 25% in the last five years – while the number of incidents has risen by less than 2%, the Evening Express can reveal.
“I was rescued by two gravediggers – a son and father. When the dad saw me he said I gave him a fright – just seeing this arm waving in the air from a grave."
Ambulance crews are prevented from entering almost 170 addresses in the north-east amid fears for their safety, new figures have shown.
A man was rudely awoken by paramedics standing over him - only to find out they had smashed their way into the wrong house.
AMBULANCES attended five emergency calls a day in Grampian where a patient was so drunk it had to be formally recorded by medics
A MAN has fallen through a hatch in his house into his basement.