HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — A man is being held without bond after police say he sexually assaulted an elderly dementia patient at a medical center in Hagerstown.

Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office began investigating after being called to the Meritus Medical Center on Oct. 15.

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Investigators were told an 84-year-old patient had been sexually assaulted.

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Following an investigation, 53-year-old Alexander McIntyre was charged with second-degree rape, third and fourth-degree sex offense, and physical abuse of a vulnerable adult.

McIntrye is currently being held at the Washington County Detention Center.

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