Bridgeton police say they arrested a homeless man on Wednesday after the man allegedly assaulted a fire department member who was rendering him aid.

Latest Video

The department's staff was treating Lloyd J. Selfridge for an apparent seizure at the city’s public library when Selfridge became angry and started using profanity, police said.

Selfridge, 52, then allegedly struck a fire department member with his elbow as he was being placed in an ambulance.

Selfridge was charged with aggravated assault and placed in the Cumberland County jail in Bridgeton on $2,500 bail.

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.