Elderly Doctor Arrested for Unlawful Sexual Contact

Del. doctor faces possible emergency suspension amid allegations for unlawful sexual contact on a patient

An 84-year-old Newark, Del. Doctor is accused of making unlawful sexual contact with a patient.

According to a press release put out by Newark Police Monday, Dr. Pierre Leroy of E. Main Street was arrested Friday on five counts of unlawful sexual contact. He was released after posting $2,500 secured bond.

Police say that a 35-year-old woman reported on April 16 that four days earlier Leroy made unlawful sexual contact with her during an examination. After that report, cops investigated Leroy and eventually arrested him.

Leroy was notified Monday morning that he has 24 hours to respond to an emergency motion to suspend his medical license that was being considered by the state, a Department of State spokesman told NBC10.

Anyone with more info on this accusation is asked to contact Det. Nicholas Sansone at (302) 366-7110 x 135 or the Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-TIP-3333. Tips can also be submitted anonymously online.

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