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A doctor has been arrested and charged with assaulting women  in Lismore. (file pic)
A doctor has been arrested and charged with assaulting women in Lismore. (file pic)

A 61-year-old Lismore doctor has been charged over alleged sexual and indecent assaults committed against three women this year.

In March 2016, a 21-year-old woman reported to police that she was sexually assaulted during a specialist appointment in Lismore.

Further investigations revealed two other women were also allegedly indecently assaulted.

Richmond Local Area Command detectives executed a search warrant at a medical clinic in Lismore about 7.30am yesterday, seizing a number of items.

The doctor was arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station.

He was charged with four counts of aggravated indecent assault – victim under authority of offender and one count of aggravated sexual assault – victim under authority of offender.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday, 28 November 2016.

Police have encouraged any person who has been a victim of sexual assault to report the matter to police for investigation.

Reports can be made to any police station.


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