Birmingham man wanted on elder abuse charges

(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A 44-year-old man who faces charges under Alabama’s new Elder Abuse Act is on the run.

Jarvis Taylor of Birmingham is wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators say he convinced the staff at a nursing home that he was in charge of a relative’s financial affairs.

He then used a debit card to withdraw $40,000 from their bank account.

Taylor’s bond is set at $30,000. He’s also wanted in Georgia for a probation violation.

Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Taylor is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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