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EMT stabbed multiple times by patient while en route to Mass General

Boston police say a patient repeatedly stabbed an emergency medical technician while traveling in an ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital on July 10, according to The Boston Globe.

The EMT was stabbed multiple times after responding to a call about an emotionally disturbed person, whom the EMT and her partner were taking to the hospital. The EMT suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries from the attack. She underwent surgery at Massachusetts General the night of July 10 and is now recovering.

The suspect, 31-year-old Julie Tejeda, was also arrested July 10. She faces charges of assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery on a public employee.

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