Mesa Police detectives from the Special Victims Unit have arrested 56-year-old, Dr. Manuel Abrante, for two (2) counts of Sexual Abuse.
On August 22, 2014, the Mesa Police Department received a report from a female victim alleging sexual abuse during a medical examination performed by Dr. Abrante.
The investigation also revealed a past incident involving Dr. Abrante and another victim. After speaking with the second victim, she also desired prosecution. Dr. Abrante was charged with two (2) counts of sexual abuse, one for each victim.
The investigation is still ongoing and it is unknown if there are any other outstanding victims of Dr. Abrante who have not come forward.