OTTAWA - Ottawa police say they've charged a 76-year-old doctor with sexual assault.

Police say they began the investigation following reports of inappropriate touching of a patient at a medical office.

Investigators say a 37-year-old woman told police on March 29 that she was inappropriately touched by her doctor during medical appointments.

She alleged the incidents took place over a period of a year.

Mark Soloman is to appear in court May 9 facing a charge of sexual assault.

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