Just two days shy of his 39th birthday, Alvin Flippin received an indictment on Friday by a Monmouth County grand jury on charges he, a patient himself, allegedly sexually assaulted another patient at a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Tinton Falls in April.

Alvin Flippin. (Monmouth County Prosecutors Office)

On April 3 of this year Flippin, 38, allegedly sexually assaulted a 58-year old at Wardell Gardens and was arrested on May 19 at another facility in Freehold.

Flippin faces between five and ten years in state prison if convicted of one count of second degree Sexual Assault in the indictment.

He faces 18-months in prison if convicted of fourth degree Criminal Sexual Contact.

Investigators are still looking into the charges and to see if there were any other victims.

Anyone with information on the alleged incident is asked to call Detective Jose Cruz with the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office at 732-431-7160 ext. 3520.

Anyone who wishes to make an anonymous report can call the Monmouth County Crime Stoppers’ confidential tip-line at 1-800-671-4400. Tipsters can also text “MONMOUTH” and their tip to 274637 or they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com.

Despite these charges, every defendant is presumed innocent, unless and until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, following a trial at which the defendant has all of the trial rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and State law.

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