Local optometrist charged with luring patient to watch him masturbate

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - A local optometrist who has a practice in Orion Township has been arraigned on charges of Indecent Exposure, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Department.

Dr. Robert Emmett Deck III, 48, was arraigned on October 2 after an incident involving a 33-year-old woman who turned over evidence to authorities back in August. He is an Oxford resident.

According to the victim, the optometrist lured the patient to his office after she put her new contacts in so she could witness him masturbating. According to the Sheriff's Department, the victim suspected something suspicious and recorded audio of the incident with her iPhone.

"When you go to visit a professional office such as a doctor, the last thing you literally expect to see is this. This predatory behavior is disgusting and we look forward to holding this person accountable," said Sheriff Bouchard. "If anyone else has encountered a similar situation with this individual they are urged to contact the Sheriff's Office."

Dr. Deck was arraigned on charges of Indecent Exposure and bond was set at $10,000. Indecent Exposure is a two-year misdemeanor charge.

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