July court date set for hospital volunteer in assault case


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A former volunteer with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is scheduled to return to court in July on charges related to a confrontation with the father of a 3-week-old heart patient.

The Winston-Salem Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1WJCmXD) the case of 68-year-old Donna Lorraine Bridger was scheduled to be tried Friday in Forsyth County District Court on charges of simple assault. The case was continued to July 8.

Bridger is accused of kicking and pushing 26-year-old Isaiah Baskins on April 14. Baskins had an appointment at Brenner Children’s Hospital at the medical center for his daughter, then 3 weeks old, who has undergone two heart surgeries.

Baskins posted a video of the confrontation on YouTube showing Bridger shouting at Baskins and his children to get out of the family resource center.

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Information from: Winston-Salem Journal, http://www.journalnow.com

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