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Torrance podiatrist accused of illegally touching patients

September 1, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Torrance-based podiatrist was arrested, accused of unlawfully touching his patients during exams.

Dr. Arnold Serkin, 67, was arrested on Thursday after he surrendered at the front desk of the Torrance police station.

Authorities say Serkin touched two patients during medical exams at his Torrance office. He has been charged with two counts of felony sexual battery.

Serkin was released on $50,000 bail Thursday night. Investigators are trying to locate any additional victims. If you have any information about this case, you're urged to contact Torrance police at (310) 618-5570.