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Pediatrician arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting teen during her appointment

Police arrested him at his home in Frederick on Tuesday morning.

FREDERICK, Md. — A Frederick pediatrician faces charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted an 18-year-old girl during an exam at his medical practice.

A grand jury indicted Dr. Ernesto Torres on charges of second degree rape, second degree assault and fourth degree sex offense.

Police arrested Torres at his home in Frederick on Tuesday morning.

According to a release, police do not believe there are additional victims, but recommended parents talk to their children about body boundaries and safety.

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