A paramedic was assaulted by a man in Surfers Paradise early on Saturday morning.
Around 1.45am, a man was observed on Orchid Avenue who appeared to be intoxicated.
A male paramedic tried to help but the man suddenly pulled away and spat on his arm.
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The paramedic wasn’t physically injured.
A 21-year-old Beenleigh man has been charged with one count of serious assault of a public officer and is due in the Southport Magistrates Court on June 15.