Edmonton-area doctor charged with sexual assault

An Edmonton-area physician is facing one charge after a 19-year-old woman reported she was sexually assaulted at a doctor's office in August.

Woman, 19, claims she was assaulted at Sherwood Park Medicentre in August

An Edmonton-area physician is facing a sexual assault charge after a 19-year-old woman reported she was assaulted at the Sherwood Park Medicentre in August.

The woman told police on Aug. 19th that she was assaulted two days earlier at the medicentre on Bremner Drive in Sherwood Park while seeking treatment for an illness.

Dr. Ismail Taher, 36, of Edmonton, was arrested and released on $5,000 bail.

He is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Dec. 4.

Strathcona County RCMP continue to investigate to determine whether there are any similar incidents.