A DOCTOR in the NSW Hunter region has been arrested and charged with indecently assaulting a female patient multiple times in the last 12 months.
The 45-year-old medical practitioner is accused of inappropriately touching the 32-year-old woman during three separate consultations between February 2017 and February 2018.
NSW Police released a statement this afternoon, confirming officers had arrested the man on Monday.
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He has since been charged with four counts of indecent assault and is expected to appear in Maitland Local Court next Wednesday, March 14.
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