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The former director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention — and one-time NYC Health Commissioner — was arrested Friday for groping a woman inside his Brooklyn Heights apartment, police sources said.

Thomas Frieden, who was the head of the CDC from 2009 to 2017, turned himself into Brooklyn’s 77th Precinct for allegedly grabbing a 55-year-old woman’s backside in October 2017, police said.

The article goes on to state the following:

The victim and Frieden have known each other for more than 20 years, sources told The Post, though they were not believed to have had an intimate relationship.

The woman and another couple had gotten together at Frieden’s apartment at 180 Montague Street, sources said. He allegedly grabbed her behind as they were getting ready to leave for the night.

Frieden was charged with forcible touching, sexual abuse and harassment.

He looked glum and said nothing to reporters as he was walked — cuffed behind his back — from SVD and into a squad car.

The report states that Frieden was appointed by then-president Barack Obama in 2009, and stepped down after President Trump came into office.

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