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Richmond Hill doctor charged for sexually assaulting female patients

York Regional Police say Ateyah is facing seven counts of sexual assault. York Regional Police

A doctor at a King Township  medical clinic is accused of sexually assaulting two of his patients.

York Regional Police say two women, aged 49 and 28, allege they were sexually assaulted by their doctor during visits to the Schomberg Medical Centre on Highway 27 between 2008 and 2017.

Investigators believe this doctor practiced at that clinic as well as other clinics in southern Ontario.

49-year-old Dr. Wameed Ateyah of Richmond Hill faces seven counts of sexual assault.

The accused is also believed to be a practicing physician at other clinics in southern Ontario.

Police have released his photo as they try to determine if there are other potential victims.

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