Nursing Home Worker Charged With Sexual Assault of 72-Year-Old Resident

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 72-year-old woman who lived in the nursing home where he worked, police said yesterday.

A 35-year-old nurse's aide was arrested this week after authorities received a report May 27 that the woman had been assaulted. He is charged with one count of object sexual penetration and is being held without bond. For more, read the story.

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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.