Staffer At Long Island Hospital Accused Of Forcibly Touching Female Patient

A Long Island man has been arrested for allegedly forcibly touching a woman who was being treated at an area hospital.

Taylor Melecio
Taylor Melecio Photo Credit: Nassau County Police

Taylor Melecio, age 25, of Wantagh was arrested on Sunday, June 6, for the incident which occurred in East Meadow.

According to Nassau County Police detectives, a woman, age 29, who was being treated at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, was inappropriately touched by a hospital staff member while being transported back to her hospital room. 

The victim then called the police to report the incident, said police.

A thorough investigation was conducted and Melecio was arrested, police said.

Melecio was charged with forcible touching.

Detectives request if anyone believes they may have been a victim of Melecio, to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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