LA police: More than 50 claims of sex abuse by USC doctor
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say more than 50 women have contacted them about possible sexual abuse by a University of Southern California gynecologist.
Deputy Chief Justin Eisenberg said Tuesday that allegations against Dr. George Tyndall date from 1990 to 2016.
Police are asking any women who feel they were treated inappropriately to call detectives.
So far, 13 women have contacted police directly and another 39 have been referred from a hotline set up at USC. The university says more than 300 women have contacted the hotline.
More than a dozen lawsuits have been filed against USC and Tyndall since the Los Angeles Times reported this month that women had complained about him for years and the university didn’t take action against him until 2016.
Tyndall has denied wrongdoing in interviews.
Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/