Brewton man faces felony charge
November 14, 2019
A Brewton man who grabbed a medical professional in a sexual manner at West Florida Hospital on Aug. 2 faces a felony battery charge.
Jimmie Wayne Merchant, 38, 604 Snowden Street, was a patient at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola when he allegedly grabbed the groin area of a medical professional, according to an Escambia County (Fla.) Cheriff's Office report.
The victim stated she was leaning out of a patient's doorway to ask another employee for a remote to adjust the television for another patient when Merchant reached underneath and grabbed her vagina and pulled his hand backwards in...