Rape inquiry launched after attack on female patient at mental health unit

Allegations that a 60-year-old female patient at a mental health
unit has been raped are being investigated by police in London.

The woman, a patient at the Brent ward of the John Connolly Unit
run by West London Mental Health Trust, was attacked last

Scotland Yard confirmed that the suspect has been described as a
black male, but no-one has been charged.

A spokesperson for West London Mental Health Trust said it would
be holding an inquiry. The 17-bed adult acute admissions ward is
for voluntary patients, the spokesperson added. Patients and
visitors are free to come and go.








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