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UPDATE: Assault victim charged after biting EMS worker

No charges were filed for Evans initially, however officers have since charged him with assault on an emergency worker. No charges were filed for Evans initially, however officers have since charged him with assault on an emergency worker.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

The victim of an assault on Front Street Thursday has been charged after he reportedly bit an EMS worker that was evaluating him.

According to the WPD, officers responded to Front Street around 2:20 a.m. Thursday in reference to a man who had been punched.

Police say that by the time they arrived a large crowd had gathered around the victim, who had a laceration over his eye.

Bystanders called EMS after witnessing the victim have what they thought was a seizure.

Officers were struggling to control the crowd as some of the victim's friends were hostile in an attempt to help their friend.

When EMS arrived, police say that the victim became combative and bit an EMS worker.

Officers identified the victim as 30-year-old Dennis Evans. 

No charges were filed for Evans initially, however officers have since charged him with assault on an emergency worker.

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