A man has been jailed for 2 years after punching an NHS worker in the face after being told there was no juice to drink in an accident and emergency department.
Daniel Shevlin, 27, attacked the worker while in the waiting area of the A and E department at Salford Royal Infirmary, Manchester on 29th March. The victim, a man in his 50’s, was left with a fractured cheekbone.
Shevlin was attending the hospital after claiming her had taken a drug overdoes. When told there was no juice he became visibly agitated and, after the attack, shouted abuse at another hospital worker. The attacker, of no fixed address, had to be detained by security staff. He later pleaded guilty to the assault and intentionally causing harm and distress.