The paramedic, whose name was not released, sustained minor injuries, according to Puckett EMS.
”Violence against EMS professionals is inexcusable and is unfortunately a nationwide problem for EMS field crews,” Puckett EMS said in a statement to Channel 2 Action News.
Perry, who lives in Mableton, spent a night in the Cobb jail before being released on $5,000 bond, booking records show.
According to the website for his practice, Perry is the sole doctor at Total Care Pediatrics. He was originally licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana and then completed a fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, his online biography states. Perry has no prior disciplinary records, according to the Georgia Composite Medical Board.
Perry declined to say Tuesday if he has retained an attorney.