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Man caught exposing himself to female hospital patients

By Mason White 3:26 PM January 15, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly exposing himself to female hospital patients, police in New Zealand said.

Canterbury Police said that they arrested the 39-year-old man on Wednesday night, in connection with the indecent assaults on several female hospital patients.

The assaults occurred at the Christchurch Hospital on Saturday. According to the police investigation, the man entered the room of a female hospital patient and assaulted her.

Later, he exposed himself to another woman. Police believe that there may be more victims, and urged them to come forward and file complaints.

The man was identified and arrested after police received several tips from the public.

The suspect appeared before Christchurch District Court Judge Raoul Neave, and he was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.