LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 34-year-old Nebraska man is under arrest after allegedly spitting at law enforcement officers during a disturbance in a hospital emergency room, authorities said.

Police responding to a call Saturday at the emergency room at Bryan West found Seth Ketelhut of Walton arguing and yelling at hospital security and a Cass County deputy who had brought him to the hospital, said officer Erin Spilker.

Ketelhut spit on the deputy's face on the deputy's face, then spit at and headbutted a Lincoln police officer who was trying to control him, The Lincoln Journal Star reported.

He was arrested and charged with assault on an officer.

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