A Port Jefferson neurologist was arrested Wednesday after Suffolk police said he inappropriately touched a female patient in February.

Police said Dr. Jacob Mathew was arrested at his office at 100 Oakland Ave. at 3:55 Wednesday afternoon and charged with forcible touching resulting from the incident that took place during the female patient's treatment session in February.

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Mathew, 58, was released and police did not give a date for the court appearance.

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The name of the patient is being kept confidential, police said. Anyone with information that may contribute to this ongoing investigation is asked to call Sixth Squad detectives at 631-854-8652.