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Paramedic struck by patient at Burrill Lake

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The incidents of paramedics being assaulted by patients continues.. this time in the Shoalhaven.

Around 4pm yesterday police and paramedics were called to a motel at Burrill Lake.

Police say while attending the patient he lashed out striking one of the ambulance officers in the groin.

He was quickly restrained by police and taken to hospital where he's being treated for mental health issues.

The paramedic wasn't seriously injured.

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