UPMC Shadyside patient arrested after allegedly throwing urine on tech

A patient at Shadyside Hospital Emergency Department was arrested after she allegedly threw urine on a personal care technician who was helping her use a bedpan.

Police said the patient, Renee Falconer, became upset when the tech went to change the bedpan and threw a bedpan full of urine at her.

Falconer admitted to police she threw the urine because she was upset and not thinking about her actions, WTAE.

Police arrested her for aggravated assault.

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