Man Sentenced for Nursing Home Abuse

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SCRANTON -- A former nursing home worker in Lackawanna County could spend up to a year behind bars for abusing a patient.

A judge sentenced Joshua Wegielewski of Scranton to three to 12 months behind bars Wednesday.

Prosecutors say he hit and dragged a 76-year-old patient while working at the Green Ridge Gardens nursing home in Scranton back in October.

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