Patient Says Hospital Nurse Raped Him

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

By Lauren DiSanto
|  Saturday, Mar 30, 2013  |  Updated 6:17 AM CDT
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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 a Philadelphia hospital says he was raped by a female nurse in the middle of the night.

Police told NBC 10 Philadelphia they are investigating these claims.

According to the police report, the 65-year-old man was staying at Temple University 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 him to take a bath, according to the police report, which then details the graphic nature of the attack.

A Temple University spokesperson released this statement to NBC 10 Philadelphia:

"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."

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing, police said.
 

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