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Former Van Driver Arraigned on Charges of Assaulting 6 Elderly Women in Massachusetts

Robert McNeil charged with 10 counts of indecent assault and battery on an elder or disabled person

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    A driver for an adult day care facility accused of inappropriately touching six female clients in Massachusetts, was arraigned Monday on charges. (Published Monday, Sept. 12, 2016)

    A driver for an adult day care facility accused of inappropriately touching six female clients in Massachusetts, was arraigned on charges Monday in Plymouth District Court.

    Robert McNeil, 57, of Pembroke, was working for CareWell Adult Day Health in Norwell when the alleged assaults occurred between 2014 and 2016.

    Prosecutors said the victims range in age from 60 to 83 and some Alzheimer's and developmental disabilities.

    "These particular clients all have health issues including dementia, Alzheimer's, and in one instance there was an individual that has severe disabilities as well." said Plymouth County Assistant District Attorney, Shannon Buckingham.

    Court documents showed that McNeil allegedly reported the assaults himself back in July.

    McNeil was charged with 10 counts of indecent assault and battery on an elder or disabled person.

    "These six individuals that serve as the basis of the indictment all at one point were alone with Mr. McNeil during his transport route and that is the reason why he chose that particular individual," said Buckingham.

    The judge released McNeil on personal recognizance and said he must wear a GPS monitoring bracelet and stay away from the victims and their families. He can also not work as a transport driver.

    He is due back in court on October 25.

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