A nurse at an assisted living facility in New Hampshire is accused of abusing a patient.
Nancy Waller, 65, of New Boston, was arrested Thursday on charges of abuse of a facility patient, second-degree assault and simple assault, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.
Waller, a registered nurse, is accused of breaking the fingers of a resident at Rose Meadow Farm in New Boston on Dec. 23. She was prying the victim's fingers off of a call bell used to request assistance, prosecutors alleged.
Additionally, Waller is accused of preventing the victim from being examined by medical professionals from outside the facility.
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Waller is expected to be arraigned in Hillsborough County Superior Court, but no date has yet been given.
It was not immediately clear if Waller had an attorney.