Sleep clinic sexual assault reported in Oshawa, clinician faces charges

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Published March 5, 2024 at 8:47 am

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A patient reported a sexual assault at an Oshawa sleep clinic and one employee now faces charges.

The patient reported the assault after visiting the Oshawa Centre for Sleep Medicine at 13 Charles St. on Saturday, Jan. 13, Durham Regional Police said in a press release today (March 5).

During the victim’s appointment, a clinician allegedly made numerous inappropriate comments and acted in an unprofessional manner, police said.

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Oshawa Centre for Sleep Medicine is at 13 Charles St. (Photo: Google Maps)

Police are concerned there may be other victims and released a photo of a man facing charges in the incident.

Sardar Hoque, 51, from Scarborough is charged with sexual assault, police said.

He was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

The claims have not been proven in court.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Const. Hartry of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2770.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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