A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting paramedics and damaging an ambulance vehicle in Cardiff.

About 9.00pm on Thursday, paramedics responded to a home on Edward Street to assist a man who had reportedly injured his shoulder.

While treating the man, he allegedly became aggressive, verbally abused them.

When the paramedics went to leave, the man allegedly pushed one of them in the chest.

When paramedics returned to the ambulance vehicle, the man allegedly lashed out as they drove off, damaging a door.

Officers were alerted and arrested the 25-year-old man a short time later.

He was taken to Toronto Police Station, where he was charged with common assault and malicious damage.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear in Toronto Local Court on March 10.

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting paramedics and damaging an ambulance vehicle in Cardiff.