MPD: Man kicks Mobile Infirmary nurse in chest while getting his blood drawn

Gerry Calkins
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Published: Oct. 5, 2021 at 1:54 PM CDT
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MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A 64-year-old Saraland man remains locked up in Mobile County Metro Jail Tuesday morning after he allegedly assaulted a Mobile Infirmary nurse while getting his blood drawn on Friday.

The Mobile Police Department says it was just before 9 a.m. Friday when officers responded to Mobile Infirmary Medical Center after receiving a report that a hospital employee had been assaulted.

Police say officers discovered the victim, a nurse, attempted to draw blood from Gerry Calkins when he kicked the nurse in the chest.

Calkins is charged with second-degree assault.