Vegas Doctor Charged With Sex Assault Of Patient

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File photo of hospital room. (photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of hospital room. (photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in North Las Vegas have arrested a local doctor on suspicion of sexual assaulting a 68-year-old woman during a physical examination.

Police say they’ve been investigating 34-year-old Dr. Mane Shah since the alleged incident on Nov. 2. He’s accused of assaulting the Las Vegas woman in her room at North Vista Hospital.

He was arrested on Thursday and charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of open and gross lewdness.

Police are reaching out to find any other patients who may have been assaulted by Shah.

Anyone with additional information should call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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