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.