Cops Make Arrest in Attack on Senior in Hospital

Suspect Arrested in Hospital Sexual Assault

BRONX- The NYPD announced the arrest of a suspect in the sexual assault of a 68-year-old unconscious patient inside a hospital.  

Police arrested 62-year-old Roberto Marcucci of Queens. He was charged with sex abuse.

At around 3 pm on May 13, cops say a man sneaked into a room inside Lincoln Hospital. There he sexually assaulted an unconscious elderly woman.

The suspect fled but not before his image was caught on the hospital’s cameras. 

Officials at Lincoln Hospital released the following statement: “At NYC Health + Hospitals the safety of our patients and staff are our first priority always. Our staff immediately reported the incident to NYPD, shared the security video, and are assisting with the investigation.”

Hospital officials said that after the incident the patient was examined immediately, and no injuries were found. The patient is being monitored closely.

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