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Man Arrested For Allegedly Touching Nursing Home Resident
Updated January 27, 2016 8:09 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(COLUMBUS) - A Jennings County man was arrested Friday night after he allegedly touched a nursing home patient inappropriately.

Columbus police arrested 34-year-old Benjamin Reinert of North Vernon on charges of sexual battery, public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement.

According to Columbus Police Sgt. Matt Harris, officers were called to the nursing home on the city's north side just before 9 p.m. after receiving reports that an intoxicated man who was visiting a resident was becoming disruptive.

Staff members witnessed Reinert urinating outside of the building and throwing grass clippings on one of the residents.

He also allegedly touched a female resident inappropriately right before police arrived.

Reinert was arrested and taken to the Bartholomew County Jail.



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