Police: NUMC staff member forcibly touched patient

Police say they are seeking any possible additional victims

News 12 Staff

Jun 8, 2021, 10:19 AM

Updated 1,044 days ago

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A staff member at Nassau University Medical Center has been arrested on accusations of forcibly touching a patient.
Police say Taylor Melecio, 25 of Wantagh, inappropriately touched a 29-year-old female patient Sunday while she was being transported back to her hospital room.
Melecio was arraigned Monday on charges of forcible touching.
Police say they are seeking any possible additional victims. They're asking anyone who feels they might be a victim to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.


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