Nurse charged with additional offences – Castle Hill .
A nurse will appear in court today(7 April 2022) on additional charges following an investigation into alleged sexual offences that occurred at hospitals in Sydney’s northwest.
In September 2021, detectives from The Hills Police Area Command established Strike Force Rymer to investigate reports patients and a student nurse had been sexually assaulted at hospitals in Bella Vista and Kingswood.
Following inquiries, detectives charged a 42-year-old man. He remains before the courts.
Earlier this week, investigators received a further report a 58-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted while awaiting heart surgery at a Bella Vista hospital in August 2021.
Following further investigations, detectives arrested the 42-year-old man at Castle Hill Police Station just after 8am today (Thursday 7 April 2022).
He was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault and refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court today.
Investigations under Strike Force Rymer are continuing.
Detectives are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.
Victims of sexual violence are encouraged to access free and confidential trauma specialist counselling through organisations such as Full Stop Australia: https://fullstop.org.au.
Anyone with concerns about suspected sexual violence, or the abuse and/or exploitation children should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
Source – https://www.facebook.com/TheHillsPAC