HIALEAH, FL – On Monday, Yadiel Perez-Delgado, 34, was arrested after he reportedly sexually assaulted a patient at Southern Winds Hospital, a psychiatric facility on 4225 W. 20th Ave.
Perez-Delgado went into the woman's hospital room and began making sexual advances toward her. She ignored him and went into the bathroom, he followed and that is where the assault took place, according to police.
According to the suspect’s arrest report, another patient staying in the same hospital room walked in during the incident and Perez-Delgado left the room. The victim then reported that she had been raped to a female mental health technician.
According to his arrest report, Perez Delgado denied raping the woman. Police said he admitted to digitally penetrating her but claimed that the incident was consensual.
Surveillance footage confirms the victim's account, according to court documents.
Perez-Delgado has been employed at the hospital for the last six weeks. His job is to visibly check on the patients every 15 minutes.
On Tuesday, Southern Winds CEO Ana Bovo said that the suspect has been fired, but that he is also under investigation in which he is accused of assaulting another female patient at the same facility.
Perez-Delgado has been charged with sexual misconduct at a mental health facility, sexual battery and false imprisonment and booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center without bond.
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