TWO Leeton paramedics were allegedly spat on by the very person they were trying to help over the weekend.
The two paramedics were called to a job in the Griffith area to assist a female resident around 6am on Sunday, August 29.
When they attended the location, the woman was allegedly "irate and aggressive" towards them.
The paramedics attempted to assess her and were able to drive her the short distance to the Griffith Base Hospital.
However, police said throughout this drive to the hospital, the woman was swearing and screaming before allegedly spitting on both of the paramedics and threatening them with violence.
Hospital security was required to intervene assist the pair with the patient.
Acting officer in charge at Leeton, Inspector Tim Clark said the matter was under investigation and expected charges would be laid.
"In relation to this incident, this whole thing about spitting is just not tolerated," he said.
"People doing that sort of thing can expect to be charged and they will be put forward before a court for that sort of behaviour."
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