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Winnipeg care home employee charged with sexual assault of senior


March 11, 2019
By The Canadian Press
Categories
Health & Safety
Human Resources

Winnipeg police have charged a man who worked at a care home with sexual assaulting a senior.

Police have not identified the suspect but say he has been released from custody on a promise to appear in court.

The senior was allegedly assaulted in November at Extendicare Oakview Place.

Extendicare says the employee no long works at the facility.

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It says the company contacted police immediately after finding out what happened.

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority refers patients to Extendicare and says it is extremely troubled about the allegations.

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