Woman arrested for ‘punching nurse in stomach and spitting at security guards’

A woman has been charged after being accused of punching a nurse and spitting at two security guards in Greater Manchester.

Witnesses said they saw the woman punch a nurse in the stomach at Royal Bolton Hospital.

Police said they were called to the scene yesterday and confirmed they had arrested and subsequently charged 58-year-old Louise Adams.

She has been charged with three assaults on emergency service workers.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said Adams has been remanded in custody until the next available court date.

A spokesman for the Bolton South division of GMP wrote on Facebook: ‘On Saturday the 4th of April 2020 Police were called to the Royal Bolton Hospital to a report a member of the public had punched a nurse and spat at 2 security guards.’

‘Louise Adams, (58 years) has since been charged for 3 Assaults on Emergency Service Workers’.