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Former Shell Rock medical professional accused of abuse

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FRANKLIN, KENTUCKY (KWWL) -- A nurse practitioner who once co-owned Shell Rock Family Health in Shell Rock is behind bars, accused of sexual abuse and harassment by his patients in Franklin, Kentucky.

The Simpson County Sheriff's office reports 40-year-old Thomas Shields is being held at a detention center after eight people complained of the abuse while he was working at his clinic, Shields Family Clinic.

Court documents show he faces four counts of first-degree sex abuse, four counts of third-degree sex abuse, four counts of practicing massage without a license, one count of sodomy and three counts of harassment. The alleged incidents happened between January and August.

He is being held at the Simpson County Detention Center. The case will first be heard by a grand jury, before attorneys can prosecute.

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