Wilbert Taylor


Charges Filed after Assault Report at Rest Stop

7 Eyewitness News Staff

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn.- A rest stop attendant along Interstate 40 has been arrested and charged with inappropriately touching a woman in the women's restroom.

Wilbert Taylor, 51, of Bells was charged in Madison County with one count of sexual battery.

Deputies said Taylor approached the victim inside the eastbound I-40 rest area and touched her breasts as she was trying to leave the restroom. The woman told officers she threatened Taylor with pepper spray and he left.

He is scheduled to make his first court appearance, Tuesday.


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