Patient Says Hospital Nurse Raped Him

According to the police report, the alleged attack happened in a hospital bathroom

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Sunday, Mar 31, 2013  |  Updated 10:00 PM EDT
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NBC10 has learned that police are investigating claims that a male patient was raped by a female nurse at Temple University Hospital.

NBC10 Philadelphia-Nefertiti Jaquez

NBC10 has learned that police are investigating claims that a male patient was raped by a female nurse at Temple University Hospital.

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A patient at Temple University Hospital says he was raped by a female nurse in the middle of the night.

Police tell NBC10's Nefertiti Jaquez they are investigating these claims.

According to the police report, the 65-year-old man was staying at the hospital after a motorcycle accident. The alleged sexual assault happened on Feb. 27 at 3:30 a.m. inside a hospital bathroom.

The man says a nurse in her 20s entered his room and offered to give him a bath, according to the police report, which then details the graphic nature of the attack.

A Temple University spokesperson released this statement to NBC10's Jaquez:

"When we were made aware of the allegation, we promptly investigated the matter and found no basis to support the claim. We are cooperating fully with Police."

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No arrests have been made. Police say the alleged incident is an open case that they are "taking very seriously and are investigating."
 

 


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