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Hospital patient arrested after allegedly assaulting three nurses

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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.

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