Bayonne Medical Center Emergency Dept. Nurse Assaulted By Jersey City Woman

27-year old Amanda Rivers of Freemont Street in Jersey City has been arrested for assaulting an Emergency Department nurse late Saturday night at the Bayonne Medical Center.

According to Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato, Rivers was taken into custody at 11:48 pm at the hospital’s Emergency Department.  Captain Amato says officers responded there on a report of an assault on a staff member.  According to the 34-year old victim, who police report is a nurse, while speaking with Rivers who had entered the medical center for treatment, she became irate and violent and pushed the victim, causing her to strike her head on a wall.   

Rivers has been charged with aggravated assault.