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Healthcare employee arrested for abusing person in his care

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Carnell Summers, 32 (Source: LMDC) Carnell Summers, 32 (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – An employee at a senior healthcare facility was arrested for abusing someone in his care.

Police accused Carnell Summers, 32, of hitting a person assigned to his care in the arm with a reaching stick, causing a bruise to develop. The incident was reported to Adult Protective Services, which contacted the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Officers arrested Summers just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday after he gave a recorded statement to police admitting he hit the victim. He was charged him with knowingly abusing an adult.

The senior healthcare facility's name was not included in the arrest report but it is located on Dixie Highway in Louisville.

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