Fredonia man accused of assaulting staff at Buffalo General Hospital

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A drunk man taken to Buffalo General Hospital for treatment has been accused of attacking staff members, police say.

Just after midnight Tuesday, police say Fredonia resident David Proctor, 35, was taken to the hospital.

When he got there, he was “belligerent and combative” with hospital employees, according to officers.

During this time, Proctor allegedly kicked a security guard, pushed a nurse and tried to run out of the building before he was apprehended.

Proctor was charged with second-degree assault. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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