Police: Man, 94, Inappropriately Touched 2 Women, Exposed Self At Rehab Center


OUT. WE WILL BRING YOU MORE LIVE AS SOON AS WE CAN. TWO FEMALE PATIENTS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AT A LOCAL HEALTH CARE CENTER. THE SUSPECT, A 94-YEAR-OLD VOLUNTEER. POLICE SAY HE GROPED THE WOMEN. THEY’RE NOT RULING OUT THE POSSIBILITY THERE MAY BE MORE VICTIMS. BUREAU CHIEF ROSS GUIDOTTI HAS MORE. Reporter: THE DETAILS OF THE STORY CERTAINLY SHOCKING. ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE AGE OF NOT ONLY THE VICTIMS BUT THE ALLEGED SUSPECT AS WELL. THIS IS TOTALLY OUT OF CHARACTER FOR UNCLE CHARGE. Reporter: GEORGE MASAMITTI, THE 94-YEAR-OLD ACCUSED OF ASSAULT AFTER HE GROPED TWO PATIENTS HERE IN SOUTH UNION COUNT SHIP. HE WAS OBSERVED INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING THE PATIENTS AT THE FACILITY AND TOUCHING HIMSELF. Reporter: GEORGE ALSO ALLEGEDLY EXPOSED HIMSELF IN ONE CASE. THE VICTIMS BOTH FEMALE. 66 AND 81 YEARS OLD. THESE ACTS WERE PERFORMED ON THEM WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT. HE WAS THERE APPROXIMATELY EIGHT YEARS AS A VOLUNTEER. HE’S A CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT. HE DOESN’T MISS CHURCH. I JUST CAN’T BELIEVE WHAT I HEARD. Reporter: MARK TOLD US HIS UNCLE LOVED VOLUNTEERING AT THE FACILITY AND QUESTIONS ALLEGATIONS. I DON’T THINK UNCLE GEORGE IS SUFFERING FROM ANY KIND OF MENTAL ISSUES. YOU NEED TO LOOK AT THE OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE IN THE HOME. ARE THEY IN THEIR RIGHT MIND? Reporter: STATE POLICE BELIEVE THE CLAIMS ARE LEGITIMATE AND HAVE NOT RULED OUT THE POSSIBILITY OF OTHER POTENTIAL VICTIMS. IT IS UNUSUAL TO SEE A 94- YEAR-OLD COMMITTING ACTS LIKE THIS. WE ARE USUALLY CALLED FOR SOMEONE COMMITTING ACTS ON AN ELDERLY PATIENT PERIOD. SO THIS IS SHOCKING TO US:

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