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Posted on: April 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] FPD Arrest Day Care Employee for Felony Battery

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April 25, 2023


Fishers, (Indiana): The Fishers Police Department has arrested an employee of a local daycare for multiple counts of felony Battery. 


On March 16, 2023, The Fishers Police Department launched an investigation after a parent reported their child returned home from the Kiddie Academy Daycare, located at 11703 Olio Road, suffering from a handprint bruise to her right leg. The parent informed officers that she immediately contacted the daycare and met with the owner. The parent and daycare owner/operator viewed a video of the child’s classroom. The video revealed a daycare employee inappropriately touching the child. The owner of the daycare fired the employee that same day.


Earlier today, Detectives located and arrested Molly C. Taxter without incident. She was transported to the Hamilton County Jail. 


Currently Detectives have identified multiple victims but believe there could be additional children involved. Detectives would like to speak with any parent of a child that attended the Kiddie Academy Daycare from January of 2023 through March 16th and has reason to believe their child suffered an injury at the daycare. 


Fishers Police have established a Hotline for parents to call. The number is 317-595-3317.


Media Personnel – Please direct any further questions regarding this case to the Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. A Book-In Photo was not available at the time of this release.




Arrested (1):             Molly C. Taxter

                                    23 years old

                                    Noblesville, Indiana


Charge(s):                Battery Level 5 Felony (2 Counts)

                                    Battery Level 6 Felony (17 Counts)



Held:                          Hamilton County Jail





            A charge is merely an accusation, and the arrested person(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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