Man charged with sexually assaulting patient at hospital
Man accused of sexually assaulting a patient at a Manhattan hospital has been charged with three felonies, including sexual assault of a minor.
The alleged assault occurred between February 4 and May 6.
According to court documents, James Lee, 31, entered the woman’s apartment and sexually assaulted her on May 6, police said.
Lee was arrested at his home on Tuesday and is facing a charge of sexual assault with a child.
According to police, Lee was previously charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor in May and was arraigned on Wednesday.
Police said Lee was booked into the New York City Correctional Facility and will be arraigned Wednesday.
The victim, a 32-year-old woman, said she believed the man she was with at the time was her friend, according to court records.
She did not want to be identified, but she told The Associated Press the man raped her after she left a party in his apartment on Feb. 4.
The victim reported the alleged assault to police on Tuesday.
According the NYPD, Lee is a resident of the Upper West Side neighborhood in Manhattan and is employed by a company that handles psychiatric care.