Ephrata Police charged Alissa K. Cross, 31, of New Providence, with Aggravated Assault. On July 20, 2019 at 10:53 a.m., police and ambulance personnel responded to the 100 block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, for a medical emergency. During the course of treatment, Cross engaged in combative behavior including punching an EMT with Ephrata Ambulance in the chest, attempting to strike an EMT and attempting to bite an EMT and a police officer. Cross is presumed innocent. Cross is incarcerated in Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail.