LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – Police were called to a mental health facility after a patient was accused of assaulting a staff member.
According to police reports, police were called to Generations Behavioral Health-Youngstown at 10 a.m. Tuesday for an assault that sent a staff member to the hospital.
Reports state the patient was irate about being committed to Generations Behavioral Health and took it out on a nearby staff member, sweeping the staff member’s right leg and stomping on his knee.
The staff member suffered a break in his right tibia as a result of the attack and was set to receive surgery Wednesday to repair the damage, reports state.
Various witnesses confirmed the assault occurred, and a felonious assault charge was filed against the patient, according to reports.