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Buffalo woman injured in stolen car threatens hospital workers

A 52-year-old woman injured in the crash of a car she allegedly stole early Wednesday was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill a security guard, a doctor and six nurses who were checking on her medical condition at Buffalo General Medical Center. Jacqueline Saddler, no address listed, was arrested at the High Street hospital by Police Officers Valerie Shropshire and Gaisha Wilson about 5 a.m. Saddler was taken to the hospital after she crashed an allegedly stolen car on the westbound Scajaquada Expressway as it meets the Kensington Expressway about 3:45 a.m.

For allegedly stealing the car of a Coit Street man who had left the keys in the ignition when he went into his house earlier in the morning, Saddler was charged with criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth and fifth degrees and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The allegedly stolen car was impounded by police after the crash. For her alleged threats while being checked at the hospital she was charged with eight counts of harassment in the second degree. She allegedly threatened to kill the medical workers checking her and allegedly bit the left arm of a hospital security guard who tried to restrain her before she was handcuffed by police officers.