• DOCTOR CHARGED

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    SPEAK UP: Acting Superintendent Joy Arbuthnot of Wangaratta police (left) and Dr Lara Roeske from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners have urged residents to reflect on their previous appointments with doctors. PHOTO: Freyja Postlethwaite

    A WANGARATTA general practitioner (GP) who has worked in the area for about 40 years is being investigated by the Wangaratta Sexual Offences and Child Investigation team for a series of sexual assaults.

    A woman attended the Ely Street Clinic for a female health test on October 10 last year and noticed the examination was conducted without the use of surgical gloves and there appeared to be camera equipment in the room.

    She reported the matter to police the following day and an investigation commenced.

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