A patient molested in the emergency room of a New York hospital was awoken to inappropriate groping by another patient, according to a report by Gus Rosendale of News Channel 4, NBC New York on Jan. 29.
52-year-old Gregory Campfield was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor of forcible touching after molesting a 27-year-old woman in a semi private section of the emergency room of Kings County Hospital in East Flatbush.
According to a spokesperson from the Kings County Hospital, security was heightened after the female patient was startled awake by Campfield’s alleged inappropriate fondling.
Security was immediately alerted and the male patient was turned over to the NYPD. We are ensuring that the patient is receiving all the care and support she and her family need.
Regardless of the elevated police presence, the community is alarmed that a patient was molested by another while in the care of the New York hospital.
People are coming to get services for their health issues to turn around and wake up and find themselves being touched!” ~ Community Advocate Tony Herbert
Clark Pena, President of the HHCPBA, is requesting more hospital police officers as the current shifts are arduous to say the least, with employees forced to work fifteen hour shifts and more of overtime.
Gregory Campfield, the patient who allegedly molested another in a New York hospital emergency room has a previous conviction of sexual abuse.
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