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Dr Abid Ali charged over Blackpool surgery sex assaults

A doctor has been charged with sexually assaulting elderly female patients while working at a Lancashire surgery.

Dr Abid Ali, of Old Trafford, Greater Manchester is alleged to committed two offences while working at Stonyhill Medical Practice on Lytham Road, Blackpool in July 2014.

The 27-year-old has been charged with two counts of sexual assault.

He has been bailed to appear before Blackpool Magistrates' Court on 18 February.

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