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Former NJ Patient Care Technician Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Incapacitated Patients

Plainsboro Township

Richard Smith, a former patient care technician at the University Medical Center of Princeton in Plainsboro was indicted Friday on charges he sexually assaulted two incapacitated patients.

According to authorities, Smith lifted a 25-year-old woman's gown while she was incapacitated and molested her. When hospital officials were informed of what transpired on Nov. 17, incident was reported to police and Smith was take into custody.

Further investigation, later revealed that a second patient was also sexually assaulted this time at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton in April 2013.

Smith was charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault on both women. In addition, Smith was charges of aggravated criminal sexual contact, and criminal sexual contact in each incident.