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Caretaker at Ellicott City assisted living home charged with abuse
Caretaker at Ellicott City assisted living home charged with abuse

A caretaker at an Ellicott City assisted living facility has been charged with abusing an elderly resident, Howard County police said Wednesday.  Christina Renee Randall, a 26-year-old Baltimore woman, was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult after video footage showed her abusing a 93-year-old Alzheimer's patient in her care at Lighthouse Senior Living on North Ridge Road, according to police.  The victim's family, concerned about his well-being, set up a camera in his room, which showed Randall pushing and striking the man, who developed bruises on his torso and arm, police said. After seeing the footage, family...

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