QAS officers assaulted in the back of their ambulance

TWO ambulance officers were allegedly assaulted in Cairns last night.

Police say a woman became aggressive while being treated in the back of an ambulance outside a Redlynch address. 

The woman allegedly assaulted both the female and male ambulance officers. 

She was taken to Cairns Base Hospital where she fled but was later located and arrested. 

She is due to appear in Cairns Magistrates Court on November 16.

The QAS Officers, a 39-year-old woman and 48-year-old man, both sustained minor bruising as a result of the incident.



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