MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A mental health technician at Mount Sinai Hospital was arrested and charged with sexual battery of a patient.
Christian Vidal, 42, groped a patient, who was in the hospital on a Baker Act, in her room before sexually battering her, according to his arrest report.READ MORE: Crime Experts: Notebook Found Near Brian Laundrie's Remains May Answer Questions In Fiancée Gabby Petito's Death
Miami Beach police said DNA from Vidal matched DNA collected from the woman using a rape kit.READ MORE: Florida Elections Supervisors Say Democracy ‘Under Threat’
Mount Sinai issued a statement which said their “top priority is the safety of our patients, visitors, and employees.”
“To the extent that we are aware of an incident, the appropriate authorities are contacted immediately and have our full cooperation,” it added.MORE NEWS: Annual Money Sought For Florida Keys Protections
CBS4 went to Vidal’s home but he did not want to comment on the allegations made against him.