Nursing Home Employee Charged With Sexual Battery

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A nursing home employee is in custody today for allegedly sexually assaulting a resident of a Lucasville nursing home.

Bobbie Shanks, 30, of Portsmouth is accused of sexually assaulting a resident of Edgewood Manor Nursing home on March 31 in the nursing home parking lot. 

Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini said Shanks has been charged with one count of sexual battery and is being held on a $10,000 bond. Shanks will appear in Portsmouth Municipal Court tomorrow.

Donini said more charges against the nurse aid will be presented to the Scioto County Grand Jury on a later date.