Hospital employee arrested for allegedly raping elderly patient

ALEXANDRIA, La. (APD) - Alexandria Police have arrested a Rapides Regional Medical Center employee for allegedly raping a patient.


On Monday, APD officers responded to RRMC after a report that Juantavies White, 27, of Alexandria allegedly raped an elderly patient suffering from dementia. We're told he was caught by another employee.

Detectives and crime scene investigators were called to the scene and White was arrested and charged with first-degree rape. He was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.

News Channel 5 contacted Rapides Regional Medical Center for their response on the incident:
"Rapides Regional Medical Center took immediate action to contact authorities and terminate the employee. We will continue to work with law enforcement to provide information and assistance as needed."

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