Hospital Security Officer Implicated in 5 Assaults

A former security officer with Memorial Hospital in Florida was arrested after five female staffers came forward accusing him of sexual assault.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—A former hospital security officer was arrested on five counts of misdemeanor battery after five Memorial Hospital employees accused him of attacking them on the job.

Anthony Holley, 47, was arrested Jan. 31. A nurse who had been with the Florida hospital 17 years, came forward claiming that Holley attacked her in the emergency room in July. Four other women have since come forward with similar allegations, News4Jax reports.

Holley reportedly kissed the nurse and put his hands down her pants. Holley was fired after the nurse came forward with her allegations. Thenurse was also eventually terminated for taking too much time off to recover from the incident.

Holley, who was working as a contracted security guard, could face up to a year in prison if convicted. He denies the allegations.

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