Doctor Found Guilty Of Failing To Report Child Abuse


UPDATED: Tuesday March 19, 2013 1:12 PM

A Fairfield County doctor was found guilty on Monday of failing to report child abuse.

According to the Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office, Dr. Anthony Zucco was found guilty after a two-day trial for failing to report known or suspected child abuse.

The prosecutor said that Zucco, who was a doctor at the Premier Urgent Care in Lancaster, saw a minor girl who said that she had been sexually assaulted by a family member.

According to the prosecutor’s office, Zucco failed to perform a medical exam and told the victim that by reporting it, her name would be printed in a newspaper.

The girl’s family reported the sexual assault.

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