elderly woman

ACWORTH, Ga. (CBS46) -- A caretaker at The Legacy at Walton has been arrested for allegedly abusing 86-year-old woman in Acworth. 

Sheliah Knight, 61, was a fill-in caretaker for Pearl Conner, 86, the day the alleged abuse occurred. Knight tended to the elderly woman three nights a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The alleged abuse was captured on camera by one of Conner’s family members. According to the surveillance footage, Knight pushed Conner to the floor.

After reviewing the footage, police obtained a warrant for Knight’s arrest.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Acworth Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 770-974-1232.

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