Chico Doctor Arrested: Charged with Sexually Assaulting Patient

Chico police detectives arrested a doctor on Thursday suspected of sexually assaulting a patient.

Posted: Jan 31, 2019 5:06 PM
Updated: Jan 31, 2019 5:10 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico police detectives arrested a doctor on Thursday suspected of sexually assaulting a patient.

Dr. Annamalai Ashokan is accused of sexually assaulting a female patient during a medical procedure at his office located at Jan Ct. in Chico. 

Following an investigation, detectives obtained evidence to establish enough probable cause to arrest Ashokan for the assault. 

There is no information about any other potential victims. 

Ashokan only has office hours in Chico every other week, with his main office located in Hollister, CA. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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