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A Salem man is expected to be arraigned on indecent assault and battery charges Tuesday

Robert T. Buckley. Credit: WCVB news.
Robert T. Buckley. Credit: WCVB news.

The Massachusetts State Police Disabled Persons Protection Unit arrested a Salem man Tuesday morning on indecent assault and battery charges. 

According to WCVB,  Robert T. Buckley, 64, of Salem, was ordered held on $1,000 bail after pleading not guilty on four counts of indecent assault and battery on a person with a developmental/intellectual disability and a single count of intimidating a witness. 

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Police believe Buckley assaulted two developmentally disabled people in their 20s whom he regularly transported as part of his job with a private transportation company, according to a release.

The investigation by state troopers began several days ago following a telephone complaint made to the Commission’s hotline. Troopers worked in conjunction with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office and the state Department of Developmental Services.

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