SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A nurse who works at a local hospital has been arrested for allegedly violating someone he was supposed to be helping.

In September 2014 police received a report that the nurse assaulted a patient in his care. In August 2015, following their investigation, police detectives obtained a warrant and arrested the suspect, 39-year-old Jesus Tonkin, according to a Sacramento Police Department statement. He was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on the charge of sexual penetration by a foreign object.

Tonkin has been placed on administrative leave.

Anyone with information about the case or others is asked to contact police at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000