A California woman was arrested on Wednesday for throwing a syringe in a woman’s face while she was in a hospital bed, authorities said.
Lorena Hernandez, 40, of Sacramento, was arrested by Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies after she was caught on surveillance video tossing a syringes-filled syringe at a patient who was in critical condition, Sacramento County Jail records show.
Hernandez was booked into the Sacramento County jail on suspicion of aggravated assault, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of a weapon, a felony.
She was released on a $25,000 bond.
She has a court appearance scheduled for May 13.