Teen arrested following violent rampage inside Staten Island emergency room

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Monday, March 4, 2024
Officers arrest man who attacked 6 hospital employees on Staten Island
Police say the 19-year-old was at Richmond University Medical Center for an evaluation when he pulled out a knife and started attacking.

STATEN ISLAND (WABC) -- Police on Staten Island arrested a man following a violent rampage inside Richmond University Medical Center.

Police say Devonte Loyce, 19, was at the hospital for an evaluation when he pulled out a knife and attacked three security guards.

Loyce also punched a nurse in the face, bit an employee in the emergency room and shoved an EMT.

Officers at the hospital for an unrelated reason quickly arrested him.

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An aid and five children were also on the bus.


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