Charges are facing a caregiver at a facility for the developmentally disabled in Silver Lake after he allegedly assaulted a resident.
The Summit County Sheriff's Office reports that Dhaka Battarai, 28, of Akron, is charged with assault of a functionally impaired person, a felony.
The charges were filed after an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office detective assigned to the Developmental Disabilities Board. It was alleged that the group home employee assaulted the developmentally disabled 41-year old female resident while bathing her. The assault was witnessed by another person.
Battarai was arrested Friday and sent to the Summit County Jail.
The investigation continues with more charges expected.