A Vermont man is accused of assaulting a patient

A Vermont man is accused of assaulting a patient at the Hardwick Health Center and assaulting a police officer in a very inappropriate way. David Ring, 68, of Morrisville, pleaded not guilty in Caledonia Superior Court on Monday to misdemeanor charges of simple assault, simple assault on a protected professional and disorderly conduct by fighting. Ring was then released on conditions by Judge Justin P. Jiron.