SC male nurse accused of fondling female patient

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EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — A male nurse at an Easley hospital has been charged with assault and battery after he was accused of inappropriately touching a woman patient in the emergency room.

Fifty-year-old Alan Page Greene of Easley is accused of touching the woman at the Palmetto Baptist Hospital.

Investigators say the woman later positively identified Greene from a photo lineup.

Hospital officials say Greene is on administrative leave without pay. It wasn't clear if he has an attorney.

Easley Chief Danny Traber says officers are investigating two other complaints.

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