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ONTARIO: Doctor faces more sexual assault, forcible confinement charges

Police say five new victims have come forward since charges against a Timmins physician were reported in the summer
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Editor's Note July 24, 2023: These charges against Ali Mahmoudi have been withdrawn by the Crown. An update on the case is available here.

Five additional victims have come forward in an investigation into a Timmins doctor, according to Timmins Police. 

Dr. Ali Mahmoudi, 52, an orthopedic surgeon who had privileges at Timmins and District Hospital (TADH), was first charged by Timmins Police on Friday, July 29.

The arrest came after an investigation into sexual assault allegations that police say occurred between 2018 and July 2022. The alleged criminal acts were committed against a woman, said police in August when the original charges were reported.

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Timmins Police say five more victims have come forward and Mahmoudi is now facing 11 additional charges. 

The new charges are assault, two counts of forcible confinement, seven counts of sexual assault and assault with a weapon. None of the allegations have been tested in court.

The new charges were addressed by the court on Nov. 29, said police. His next court appearance is on Jan. 3 in Timmins.