Hospital patient arrested after allegedly assaulting three nurses
A hospital patient has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted three nurses overnight.
The incident happened at a Footscray public hospital.
3AW Drive received a tip on Thursday, which police confirmed.
One of the injured nurses has suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.
The man will undergo a mental health assessment.
Western Health said it was providing support to staff and investigating the matter.