Police: Caregiver struck disabled man with closed fist

Police say a developmentally disabled man was assaulted by his caregiver in West Goshen Twp., Pa.

Eric Heinbach, 31, of Conshohocken, was arrested on Wednesday.

The incident was reported by the 23-year-old victim's parents.

Investigators say Heinbach was seen on surveillance video striking the victim in the stomach twice with a closed fist.

Police say he was trying to get the victim to follow his instructions.

He was charged with simple assault and harassment.
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