L.A. Now

Nursing attendant accused of sexually assaulting patient


A 25-year-old nursing attendant has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient at County-USC Medical Center, authorities said Thursday.

Terrence Tekoh is accused of assaulting the victim Wednesday in a examination room, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The victim was waiting for a medical procedure.

Tekoh was employed by a private company that provides medical personnel for the facility. He was fired after the allegations were reported, the department said.

He was arrested on suspicion of sexual penetration with a foreign object and was being held on $100,000 bail. 


LAPD in mourning after 3 officers killed in 2 months

Donald Sterling will fight to keep Clippers, Garcetti predicts

Red Cross assisting homeless residents displaced after shelter fire

Twitter: @LAJourno


Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times