Police: Drunken man transported from MetLife punches Secaucus nurse in the face


A man who was so intoxicated that he had to be transported to Hudson Regional Hospital from MetLife stadium yesterday punched a nurse in the face and was charged accordingly, Police Chief Dennis Miller said.

Photo via hudsonregionalhospital.com.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday at about 3:12 p.m., Secaucus police responded to Hudson Regional Hospital, located at 55 Meadowlands Parkway, on a report of an individual who had assaulted a nurse, Miller said in a statement.

During the investigation, the police arrested Todd Lent, 54, of Kinnelon, for aggravated assault. He was issued his complaint summons and was released from police custody.

“The actor was transported to the from Met Life Stadium by ambulance due to being intoxicated. While the nurse was attempting to treat him in the emergency room, he punched her on the left side of her face with a closed fist,” Miller told HCV in an email.

While the Secaucus Police Department didn’t explicitly mention it, the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 10-7 at home yesterday in a game that kicked off at 1 p.m.

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