Sex Crimes

Doctor Sexually Assaulted Patients at USC-Adjacent Office, Cops Say

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Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 1:12 PM

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Pervs come in all shapes and sizes.

In this case, a man entrusted with your deepest medical secrets is being accused of sexually assaulting patients at a medical center near USC. The suspect was charged in connection with the case. His name is ...

... Steve Leong, who's a resident of Arcardia, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.

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From December 2010 to February 2013, cops alleged, the 58-year-old doc sexually assaulted four women in an exam room at he Claude Hudson Medical Center, 2829 South Grand Ave.

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Leong has been charged by the District Attorney's office with suspicion of false imprisonment, sexual battery and battery in connection with the case, sheriff's officials said.

Now they want to know if there might be more accusers out there. If you or someone you know might have allegedly been sexually assaulted by Leong, sheriff's investigators want to hear from you: 877-710-5273.

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