Delaware doctor accused of abusing patient

An 84-year-old doctor in Newark is accused of unlawful sexual contact with a 35-year-old patient during a medical exam last month.

Pierre Leroy is facing five counts of unlawful sexual contact.  The incident allegedly happened at Leroy’s office on East Main Street in Newark on April 12th.  The victim reported the incident to police on April 16th.  Leroy was arrested on May 4th following an investigation by Newark Police, the Attorney General’s Office and the Division of Professional Regulations.

He’s been released after posting $2,500 secured bond.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.