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A man was arrested after two people were injured at 
Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry

A man was arrested after two people were injured at Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry

A man was arrested after two people were injured at Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry

A man has been arrested after two people were injured in an incident at a hospital involving a prisoner.

Police were called to the A&E department at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry following reports that a prisoner who was receiving treatment had assaulted prison staff and hospital staff, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said.

A member of prison staff sustained a suspected broken arm and a member of hospital staff sustained an injury to his head.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences and is in custody, police said.

Officers were called to the hospital at around 5.40pm yesterday.

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