NY man indicted for alleged crimes he committed against wheelchair-bound woman

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ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) A New York man has been formally charged for harming a woman who he was supposed to be caring for.

Police say 62-year-old Michael Palmatier of New York raped and physically assaulted the wheelchair-bound woman while the pair were staying in Ellsworth last month.

Charges against Palmatier include kidnapping, gross sexual assault, aggravated assault, and terrorizing.