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Tourist gets jail time for Qld ambo attack

AAP logoAAP 21/11/2016

A French tourist will spend two months behind bars for assaulting a female paramedic outside a Cairns backpackers.

Timothee Leon Laurent Rousselle, 21, punched the paramedic in the face and dragged her out the side of the ambulance as she attempted to treat him outside the hostel on September 28.

He pleaded guilty to seriously assaulting a public officer and was sentenced to six months' imprisonment, to be suspended after serving two months, in the Cairns Magistrates Court on Monday.

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