Man jailed after attacking hospital security www.privateofficer.com
SCRANTON PA Jan 31 2011 – A Dunmore man faces several assault-related charges for his alleged outburst Wednesday at Community Medical Center in Scranton.
Scranton police said Michael Erhard, 52, of Dunmore, a patient at the hospital, was harassing someone through cell phone calls and text messages. He got angry when security guards attempted to take his phone, removing a guard’s handcuffs and hitting guard John Kurilla on the head, causing minor injuries, police said.
Mr. Erhard faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and disorderly conduct.