Female therapist is charged with sexually assaulting intellectually disabled woman, 38, after ‘grooming her for eight months and giving her medicine that interfered with her memory’
- Occupational therapist charged over alleged sexual assault of disabled woman
- Victim allegedly given medication that made her ill and interfered with memory
- Police executed search warrant of NSW Central Coast home and seized items
- Woman charged with three offences and was bailed to face court next month
A female occupational therapist has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of an intellectually disabled woman.
The woman has been accused of grooming her victim, 38, over an eight month period at a home in Budgewoi on the NSW Central Coast and encouraged her to have a sexual relationship.
Police also alleged the victim was given prescription medication that made her ill and unable to recall what happened.
Police allege a woman employed as an occupational therapist groomed an intellectually disabled woman over an eight month period and sexually assaulted her (stock image)
Tuggerah Lakes Police began an investigation and executed a search warrant at the occupational therapist’s home on Friday, where they seized several items.
The woman attended Wyong Police Station later that afternoon, where she was arrested.
She was charged with two counts of sexual intercourse with person with intellectual disability and one count of use intoxicating substance to commit indictable offence.
She was bailed to appear in Wyong Local Court on October 2.
NSW Police searched a NSW Central Coast home on Friday and later charged a woman