MORRISON, Ill. — A Morrison man today is facing multiple charges resulting from a disturbance that involved a female acquaintance and a paramedic.

Troy A. Brown, 35, is charged with aggravated battery, causing great bodily harm to a paramedic; aggravated battery, which accuses him of committing battery in a public place; residential burglary; armed violence; felony criminal damage to property; domestic battery; and resisting a police officer.

According to Morrison police, officers were called to a disturbance at 309 N. Grape St. at 7:07 a.m. Sunday. Police allege Brown had attacked a former acquaintance and a paramedic staying at her residence. Police also say that after the attack, Brown forcibly entered the residence, took a kitchen knife and slashed the tires and broke the windows of a vehicle owned by the paramedic.

Police apprehended Brown after a foot chase. Brown was taken to the Whiteside County Law Enforcement Center, where he is being held pending a court appearance.

The paramedic subsequently was treated at Mercy North Hospital, Clinton, and released. Police have not released the names of the victims.

Morrison police were assisted at the scene by the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office.