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Therapist Charged with Sexually Assaulting Patient at Dumfries Health Center

By Potomac Local News February 3, 2014 8:32 pm

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An occupational therapist at who worked at the Dumfries Health Center is charged with sexually assaulting a patient.

More in a police press release:

Sexual Assault – On December 19th [2013] at 2:25PM, detectives from the Special Victims Unit began an investigation into a sexual assault which was reported to have occurred at the Dumfries Health Center located at 3700 Fettler Park Dr in Dumfries (22026) in September of 2012. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 21 year old woman of Woodbridge, was a patient at the center in 2012 and under the care of the accused, an Occupational Therapist. The investigation revealed that the victim was sexually assaulted by the accused on at least one occasion while in his care during that time. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested on January 31st in connection to the assault.

Arrested on January 31st:

Robert Edward MACDONNELL, 44, of 409 Leeds Ridge Ct in Purcellville, VA

Charged with object sexual penetration

Court date: unavailable | Bond: held WITHOUT bond

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