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Ottawa doctor facing sexual assault charges

Last Updated May 19, 2017 at 4:51 am EST

OTTAWA — An Ottawa doctor is facing charges, after accusations of sexual misconduct toward patients.

The investigation started in 2016, with some reported incidents dating back to 2012.

Police say three female victims have been identified, but they believe there may be more.

Walid Al Houssan, 56, is facing three counts of sexual assault, one count of sexual interference of a female under 16, and one count of sexual exploitation of a person with a disability.

The suspect, who is a family medical practitioner, worked in a medical centre the west end of the city at a local Medical Centre.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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