Man arrested for alleged indecent assault on Hong Kong hospital accident and emergency unit nurse
The incident is alleged to have happened in the early hours of Sunday morning at the Princess Margaret Hospital as the woman nurse, 31, assessed the condition of the man, who was said by police to have been in a drunken state.
The Kwai Chung hospital said it condemned any attacks on staff and had a zero-tolerance approach to incidents of the kind alleged.
“The hospital is highly concerned about the incident and has expressed sympathy to the nurse concerned,” a hospital spokesman said. “The hospital has provided support to the nurse.
“The hospital resolutely adopts a zero-tolerance attitude to this type of incident, strongly condemns indecent acts and will follow up seriously and fully cooperate with the police investigation.”
The spokesman added the alleged incident had also been reported to the Hospital Authority.
Police said their investigation continued.