Citizens Medical Center patient detained after assault on 3 nurses

A man being treated in the emergency room at Citizens Medical Center on Wednesday night was detained by police after he assaulted three nurses.

Victoria police officers responded to a call about 6 p.m. that a patient assaulted one female nurse and two male nurses, said Lt. Eline Moya of the Victoria Police Department.

Additional information about the case - including the name of the suspect and the severity of the victims' injuries - were not available late Wednesday.

Officials with Citizens Medical Center could not be reached by phone for comment.