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SCPD: Port Jefferson Doctor Arrested for Forcibly Touching Patient

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Suffolk County Police today arrested a neurologist for forcibly touching a patient in Port Jefferson earlier this year.

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Port Jefferson, NY - April 29, 2015 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a neurologist for forcibly touching a patient in Port Jefferson earlier this year.

Dr. Jacob Mathew was arrested at his office, located at 100 Oakland Ave., Port Jefferson for inappropriately touching a female patient during a treatment visit in February.

Mathew, 58, was charged with Forcible Touching. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip at a later date.

The name of the patient will remain confidential.

Detectives request that anyone having any information to contribute to this ongoing investigation call Sixth Squad detectives at 631-854-8652.

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