SUDBURY -- A registered practical nurse from North Bay has been arrested and charged with sexual assault.

The 30-year-old man, who works for a private health care provider, has been accused of touching an adult female patient inappropriately, North Bay police said in a news release Friday morning.

The victim has been receiving scheduled medical assistance at her home from the health care provider.

Police have notified the College of Nurses of Ontario of the incident.

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 15.

Anyone with information that may help police in this investigation is asked to call North Bay Police -Service at 705-497-5555 and press 9 to speak to an officer. Det. Const. Jackson is the investigator on the case.