After a sexual assault in the waiting room of a doctor’s practice in downtown Erbach early last Thursday afternoon, police arrested a suspect. The 31-year-old will be brought before a magistrate during the course of Friday. The Erbach criminal investigation department is investigating the suspicion of an attempted sexual offence. According to initial investigations and testimonies, the suspected man had followed a 15-year-old girl into the surgery at about 1.40 p.m. in the downtown area of Erbach. Here he is said to have attacked the young girl, whereupon the girl screamed loudly for help.Alarmed by these shouts, the doctor came to her aid. The perpetrator then let go of the young woman and took flight. The 31-year-old suspect could be arrested by police in a psychosocial ambulance for asylum seekers in Albert-Schweitzer-Street as part of the immediately initiated search measures.At the request of the public prosecutor’s office in Darmstadt, the arrested man will be brought before a magistrate at the district court on Friday. The judge will decide whether the asylum seeker will be temporarily accommodated due to his psychological condition or whether he may be remanded in custody.