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Ambulance worker attack: Salford man, 29, charged

A patient has been charged with common assault after a medical technician was attacked inside an ambulance.

The ambulance worker fell after he was punched in the face as he responded to a 999 call in Blackfriars, Salford on Tuesday at 04:00 BST.

A patient then got out of the ambulance on Trinity Way, Salford.

Akinwunmi Peter Akinyuwa, 29, of Greengate West, Salford, will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on 5 November.

North West Ambulance Service director of operations Derek Cartwright said it was called to a patient who was choking on his own vomit.

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