Man charged after woman sexually assaulted during ultrasound

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A man has been charged after a woman was sexually assaulted when she went for an ultrasound examination in London.

According to London police, the woman went to a scheduled appointment at My Health Centre near Oxford Street and Wharncliffe Road on July 30.

“During her appointment, the victim was sexually assaulted by a staff member,” police said in a news release issued Wednesday.

Police were notified on September 9 and an investigation was launched.

On Monday, officers arrested 58-year-old Mohamed Abdel Elshamy. He is charged with one count of sexual assault. He is to appear in court on December 8.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident or similar incidents is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.