Family doctor sexually assaulted patient, police say
Police said Arturo Vargas, 41, molested a female patient during an examination at Kaiser Permanente's office in Montebello.
Vargas surrendered to authorities Wednesday and was booked on suspicion of sexual penetration by a foreign object, sexual exploitation by a physician and battery by fraud.
The doctor was later released on $200,000 bail.
Montebello police have scheduled a news conference Thursday to provide further information about the allegations.
-- Rick Rojas
Photo: Arturo Vargas. Credit: KTLA-TV.