A 20-year-old Manchester man has been arrested for the rape of a nursing home patient.
Anthony Heartsell is accused of raping a wheelchair bound patient at Manchester Community Living Center Nursing Home on Powers Bridge Road.
According to Thunder Radio in Manchester, Heartsell physically assaulted and forcibly raped a wheelchair bound female patient at the home.
Following his arrest, Heartsell admitted to the assault and rape, the radio station reported on its Web site.
Heartsell is being held in the Coffee County jail on a $250,000 bond.
He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.