An emergency room nurse in Pennsylvania sexually assaulted patients and secretly recorded hundreds of them on video, authorities said.
Michael David Bragg, 39, was a nurse at UPMC Carlisle and allegedly victimized a nude, unconscious woman in the hospital’s emergency room and touched the breasts of another patient, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said on Wednesday.
Bragg allegedly recorded 206 patients, including 24 juveniles, was originally arrested in April on child porn charges after a search of his home found recorded footage of children using the bathroom at the home.
Detectives later found videos of patients at the hospital on Bragg’s laptop computer, Shapiro said. Bragg had worked at the hospital since 2016. He passed all background checks before being hired. He has since been fired.
He is facing more than 20 charges, including aggravated indecent assault and sexual abuse of children and is set to be arraigned Thursday, PennLive.com reported.