Former Mental Health Technician Accused of Abusing Disabled Adult

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A former mental health care technician is accused of abusing a disabled adult.

Port St. Lucie Police and the Medicaid Fraud Unit with Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office arrested Byron Pressley. Police initially arrested him on a warrant that he had out.

Investigators say  the 22 year old Pressley punched a resident in the face at the Treasure Coast Forensic Treatment Center in Indiantown.

The incident happened in the view of a surveillance camera, according to the State Attorney’s Office.

Pressley faces up to five years in prison if convicted.

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