Police: Abilene doctor allegedly kissed patient at hospital

Police investigate 'Kissing Doctor' allegation

ABILENE, Texas - A male doctor allegedly inappropriately kissed a male patient three times at an Abilene hospital – and the alleged 22-year-old victim reported it to Abilene police.

According to the incident report, the man reported his doctor kissed him on the lips during the course of his exam at Abilene Regional Medical Center. The man said the kisses were unwanted.

The alleged incident was reported Tuesday.

"No arrests have been made," Abilene Police Detective Eric Vickers said in an email. "We have not confirmed that the original reporter is going to follow through with prosecution.  We consider all reports to be legitimate until proven otherwise. The information I gave you is the only information we are releasing at this time."

Details such as the name and age for the doctor haven't been released.

According to police, it appears to be an isolated incident.

"We do not have any other reports alleging this type of activity," Vickers said.

ARMC officials declined to comment when asked about the incident. 

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