Police: Connecticut Paramedic Admits to Patient Sexual Assault

22-year old woman awoke to find AMR medic assaulting her.


 
 

| Tuesday, January 10, 2012


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Connecticut Paramedic Admits to Sexually Touching Woman in Ambulance

AMR medic admitted to police he touched the patient inappropriately.
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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — An arrest warrant for a Connecticut paramedic accused of raping an unconscious woman inside an ambulance says he admitted to police that he touched her inappropriately.

Mark Powell, of North Haven, was arrested last week on charges of first-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint. A 22-year-old woman being taken to a hospital with a head injury on Christmas Day says she awoke to find an ambulance employee assaulting her.

The warrant says Powell at first denied any inappropriate contact but then said he touched the woman's breasts and genitals "to elicit a response from or awake the female." The warrant says he expressed remorse to police.

Details of the warrant were reported Monday by The Hartford Courant and the New Haven Register.

Powell hasn't returned calls seeking comment.



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