Mount Sinai EMT stabbed by patient in ambulance: Police

A Mount Sinai EMT was stabbed inside an ambulance July 19 while taking a patient to Mount Sinai West, CBS News reported.

The New York Police Department said the ambulance was pulling into the hospital around 9 p.m. when the patient pulled out a knife and stabbed the 25-year-old EMT multiple times in the stomach and leg, PIX11 reported. The patient was emotionally disturbed and became "unhinged," police said.

The EMT was rushed inside and transported to another hospital for treatment. Her condition is listed as serious but stable.

The suspect, 48-year-old Rudy Garcia, was taken into custody and charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and obstructing governmental administration.

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