Man jailed after allegedly yelling at and spitting on nurses during hospital visit

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An Erie man faces felony assault charges and more after an incident in a hospital involved at least three nurses.

Police have filed those charges against 58-year-old Lee Kuhns.  He has been in the Erie County Prison since Wednesday night.

Police say that’s when Kuhns became combative at Saint Vincent Hospital, spitting on and yelling at the nurses trying to help him.

By the time things calmed down, police believe at least three nurses had been assaulted. 

Kuhns was put in jail on $300,000 bond.

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