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Hillside employee accused of abusing teen

Hillside employee accused of abusing teen

May 16, 2018 09:00 AM

A Rochester man was arrested on abuse charges.

Henry Taylor Jr., 27, was employed as a youth care professional at the Hillside Children's Center in Rochester. 

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Taylor allegedly grabbed a teenage resident by the neck, pushed the victim onto a bed, and squeezed the victim's neck with his hands. The victim was treated for abrasions to the neck. 

Taylor is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and second-degree harassment. He was arraigned in Rochester City Court and posted $600 bail. He's due back in court next month.

Officials with Hillside said Taylor was terminated from his position and they are working with investigators.

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