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Former Claremont Doctor Charged With Sexual Assault

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A former physician at Valley Regional hospital in Claremont has been charged with sexual assault.

The Claremont Police and Sullivan County Attorney's office announced the arrest of Dr. Eric L. Knight Monday after a months-long investigation.

The New Hampshire Board of Medicine suspended Knight's medical license in September. He was fired from Valley Regional in June.

The medical board alleged Knight had forced a sexual relationship with a patient and broke state rules around opioid prescribing.

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