Florence police investigating reported 'sexual interaction' at nursing home

A witness statement has led to a police investigation into a nursing home employee in Florence.

Posted: Nov 3, 2017 4:20 PM

Florence authorities say they have received a witness statement about an employee-resident interaction that appeared to be sexual in nature.

Police are looking into the reported interaction at Mitchell-Hollingsworth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after receiving the statement Thursday night.

The nursing home says it has suspended the employee in question pending an investigation, saying the safety and well-being of its residents comes first.

Police have yet to announce any criminal charges at this time.

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