A drunken man who fled the Saint Clare's Denville parking lot later became combative and spit on a hospital worker, authorities said.
Patrick D. Connor, 30, was taken to the Pocono Road hospital's emergency room for evaluation after running into the woods around 11:45 p.m. Nov. 23, Denville Police Capt. Jefferey Tucker said.
While in the hospital, Connor, of Parsippany's Lake Hiawatha section became combative and spit on a staff member, Tucker said.
He was charged with aggravated assault on a health care worker and is awaiting court date in Morristown Superior Court.
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