Abuse charges filed against employee of Olean facility for disabled

Mar 19, 2016

An employee at an Olean facility for the disabled is facing charges for the abuse of a patient.

Prosecutors with the New York Justice Center have levied four misdemeanor charges against 51-year-old Amhad Burney for choking a person receiving services. The incident occurred in February. Burney has pleaded not guilty, and he has been released from his job at The Rehabilitation Center.

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He is due back in court next month.