Female ambulance officer allegedly bashed by drunk

Tuggerah Lakes police have charged a man, 18, after he allegedly bashed a female ambulance officer who arrived in San Remo this morning to treat him.

NSW Ambulance were called to Richardson Road about 1.30am after reports a man was heavily intoxicated and vomiting.

A police spokesman said that as soon as the vehicle stopped the 18-year-old allegedly approached the female driver, 29, and began punching her in the face.

The female was transported to Wyong Hospital where she was treated for injuries to her shoulder.

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