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Hattiesburg clinical assistant arrested for sexual battery of a patient

Source: Attorney General's Office Source: Attorney General's Office
HATTIESBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Hattiesburg man has been arrested for the sexual battery of a patient at a healthcare facility. 

23-year-old James Haydel was arrested on Tuesday, following an indictment by a Forrest County grand jury, for one count of sexual battery of a vulnerable person.

Haydel is accused of engaging in sexual penetration with a vulnerable person who was a patient in a Hattiesburg healthcare facility. Officials say he was working as a Clinical Assistant at the facility.

Haydel was booked into the Forrest County Jail.

If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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