Police: Man arrested after assaulting patient at hospital

Updated: 05/11/2014 5:49 PM
Created: 05/11/2014 12:44 PM WHEC.com

Greece Police say a man was arrested Saturday night after he punched a patient in the head at Unity Hospital and threw a woman to the ground.

Police were called to Unity Hospital around 7:50 p.m. for a report of a disturbance. When they arrived, they learned that Christopher Parish had shown up at the hospital and punched a 76-year-old male patient in the head resulting in a cut. He then threw another woman to the ground, causing "substantial pain" to her, according to police.

Parish was charged with two counts of assault and taken to Monroe County Jail.

According to investigators, Parish knew both victims.

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