- Associated Press - Thursday, January 8, 2015

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A former paramedic at an Asheville hospital has been charged with sexual battery after a female patient said the he touched her inappropriately in the back of an ambulance.

The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that 43-year-old Tou Vang Lee was arrested Tuesday in Union County.

Lee no longer works for Mission Hospital. A hospital spokeswoman would not comment.

Detective William Olson said the 20-year-old woman said the incident happened Aug. 10.

It was not clear if Lee has an attorney.

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