Huber physician booked on suspicion of rape

By Greg Smart -

Dr. Robert Hunter

Dr. Robert Hunter

HUBER HEIGHTS —Board Certified in Family Practice, Dr. Robert Hunter, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at 2:10 p.m. at Buckeye Family Practice, located at 8701 Old Troy Pike in Huber Heights. He was booked on suspicion of rape into the Montgomery County Jail at 3:10 p.m.

Hunter, 45, was arrested through the Five Rivers MetroParks PD, according to Hunter’s booking information.

Mark P. Hess, Chief of Rangers at River Rivers MetroParks, confirmed to the Courier on Thursday morning that they did arrest Dr. Hunter on Wednesday.

“The victim and Dr. Hunter knew each other prior to this incident,” said Hess. “The reported rape occurred on July 15 in mid-afternoon in his vehicle, which was parked on a service road at Taylorsville MetroPark. The rape was reported to us at 11:24 p.m. on July 15 after the victim went to Dublin (Ohio) Methodist Hospital for treatment.”

Hess said that charges will be filed with the Prosecutor’s Office this morning.

According to the medical practice website, Hunter is very active in both the Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) and was recently elected President of the OOA. The website indicates that Dr. Hunter is also President of the Ohio Chapter of the ACOFP; where he uses his office to help spearhead the organization’s goal of promoting excellence in osteopathic family medicine through education, leadership and responsible advocacy.

In 2010, Dr. Hunter was awarded the designation Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FACOFP), signifying recognition of his experience, dedication and contribution to the advancement of family practice.

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By Greg Smart

Reach Greg Smart at 937-236-4990, ext. 2542 or on Twitter

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