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Man charged with sexual assault faces retrial after jury fail to produce verdict

PUBLISHED: 17:21 13 June 2014 | UPDATED: 17:21 13 June 2014

A doctor who is accused of sexually assaulting male patients at a GP practice in Ilford is facing a retrial.

Dr Ferdinand Cruz, of Balgores Lane, Gidea Park, denies six counts of sexual assault while working at The Doctors House in Cameron Road.

The alleged offences happened in 2010 and 2012 against men aged 16 or over.

A jury at Snaresbrook Crown Court failed to reach a verdict and a further plea hearing is due to take place next Friday.

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