Psychiatrist charged with indecently assaulting patient at private hospital

A PSYCHIATRIST has been charged with indecently assaulting a patient numerous times at a private hospital in Perth.

The 51-year-old man is accused of indecently assaulting a woman in her 30s whilst she was being treated by him at a private hospital in the city metropolitan area in July 2015.

The psychiatrist from Riverton was arrested following a protracted police investigation and has since been charged with two counts of Unlawful and Indecent Assault.


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The 51-year-old is next due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on Tuesday, July 4.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to come forward and call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.