Peabody man charged in NH assault

Bruno Meolie

NASHUA, N.H. — A 71-year-old Peabody man has been arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a relative’s in-home caregiver, according to New Hampshire police.

Bruno Meoli, 71, of Peabody was arrested by Nashua police Friday on charges including sexual assault and three counts of simple assault.

Police in Nashua say an officer responded to an address on May 10 following a report of a sexual assault that had happened within the past year.

The victim told police she was an in-home caregiver for one of Meoli’s family members when he allegedly sexually assaulted her.

Meoli was arrested as a result of the investigation.

He was released on personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 22 at the Hillsborough County Superior Court.

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