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Nurse attacked at mental health facility

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MORRISVILLE, Vt. -

A nurse at a Morrisville mental health facility was taken to the Emergency Room after allegedly being assaulted by a patient.

Police say they were called to the Green Mountain Psychiatric Care Center on Harrel Street just before 7 p.m. Wednesday to help staff deal with an unruly patient.

Employees say the patient became agitated after being told he could not use his cellphone and allegedly assaulted three staff members. A nurse had to be taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

Police were able to subdue the patient with pepper spray.

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