Sexual Assault at Hartford Hospital Under Investigation

Police are investigating the sexual assault of a patient at Hartford Hospital.

The attack took place around 3:30 p.m. Monday, according to police.

A woman being treated for food poisoning said a man who claimed to be a male nurse came into her room and asked for a urine sample. He asked her to disrobe and then sexually assaulted her, police said.

The victim told police the man was about 5’10” tall with short black hair and he was wearing blue scrubs.

The Hartford Police Major Crimes Squad is investigating the incident.

A spokesperson for Hartford Hospital said they are looking into the incident that that patient safety is their main priority.


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