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Cops: Patient claims he was raped by female nurse in Philadelphia hospital

A patient at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, has claimed he was raped by a female nurse during his stay.

Police told NBC10's Nefertiti Jaquez they were investigating the claims.

According to the police report, the 65-year-old man was staying at the hospital after a motorcycle accident.

The alleged sexual assault happened on February 27 at 3:30 a.m. inside a hospital bathroom.

The man said a nurse in her 20s entered his room and offered him to take a bath, according to the police report, which then details the graphic nature of the attack.

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A Temple University spokesperson released this statement to NBC10's Jaquez: "When we were made aware of the allegation, we promptly investigated the matter and found no basis to support the claim. We are cooperating fully with the Police."