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Man arrested after attacking AMT in ambulance, police say

Demitri Nemorin, 22, of Elmont, was arrested and

Demitri Nemorin, 22, of Elmont, was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief after he attacked the medical technician caring for him in an ambulance on Sunday, May 8, 2016, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

A man being transported to a hospital after injuring himself at a gym ended up under arrest Sunday — after police said he attacked the ambulance medical technician caring for him.

Demitri Nemorin, 22, of Sussex Road, Elmont, was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief after being transported to the hospital, Nassau County police said. He is scheduled for arraignment Monday in First District Court in Hempstead.

The AMT, identified only as a 36-year-old man, was part of a Nassau County police ambulance crew that responded to a 911 call at XSport Fitness in Roosevelt Field in East Garden City just before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, police said.

Police said that, while being transported to the hospital, Nemorin became combative — and began attacking the AMT. The driver, a Third Precinct officer, pulled over — and went to assist his partner. The two restrained Nemorin, police said, who then was taken for treatment and arrested.

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