Police: Male nurse Nanic Aidasani raped 64-year-old patient at Manhattanville Health Care Center in Riverdale

Police say the sexual assault happened at the Manhattanville Health Care Center on West 231st Street at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday. Nanic Aidasani, 42, allegedly raped the 64-year-old woman in her bed at the facility. (2/18/14)

RIVERDALE - A male nurse is under arrest after allegedly raping a patient at a Riverdale nursing home.

Police say the sexual assault happened at the Manhattanville Health Care Center on West 231st Street at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday. Nanic Aidasani, 42, of Yonkers, allegedly raped the 64-year-old woman in her bed at the facility. 

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. Aidasani was arrested and now is facing rape charges.

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“Manhattanville Health Care Center contacted police and the Department of Health to report the alleged assault,” said facility administrator Uri Schwartz in a released statement. “Our residents are our number one priority. We will continue to assist authorities with this ongoing investigation."

Aidasani will likely face a judge Wednesday morning.

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