JERSEY CITY NJ March 17 2017 -- A man who claimed to have HIV threw his own blood at three security guards while being treated in the emergency room for a laceration on his hand, court records show.
Miguel Collado, 23, of Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City, was is facing one count of aggravated assault for the March 11 incident at Jersey City Medical Center.
According to a criminal complaint, Collado's blood landed on the security guards' face, skin, and eyes. He told the staff "I have HIV, now you're blessed," the court documents indicate.
The three officers were treated at the hospital and given antibiotics, according to court records.
Collado made his first court appears on the charges on Wednesday afternoon.