Police arrests Lafayette man for alleged paramedic battery


A Lafayette man faces a charge of battery after he allegedly became combative with EMS paramedics who were trying to help him.

Lafayette Police Corporal Bridgette Dugas said 35-year-old Korey James Brown was being transported to a local hospital for medical reasons when the incident occurred.

He was arrested and charged with battery of ER personnel.

Brown was transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and has a bond of $2500.

No serious injuries were reported. 

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