Witness reports Tulsa doctor, Dr. Gerald Snider, for sexual assault of 12-year-old girl

TULSA - A Tulsa doctor is behind bars for sexually abusing a young girl he was babysitting.

Dr. Gerald Snider, 70, was arrested Monday afternoon and booked into the Tulsa County Jail for the sexual abuse of a minor.

According to Snider's arrest report, the doctor was babysitting a 12-year-old girl and her brother when a witness discovered Snider and the victim in his bedroom.  Both were naked.

Police say the witness saw Snider, who is described as a family friend, engaged in a sex act with the girl and told the victim's brother, who knocked on Snider's door but was told to go away.

According to the arrest report, the children's mother was called and she picked the children up, notifying police of the incident.

A search warrant was served on Snider's home, where police say they found girls' panties in his dresser drawer.

According to the report, Snider said he often locked the victim in his room and they slept in the same bed.

Snider was jailed without bond.

According to MD.com , Snider graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and has a Family Medicine practice in Tulsa.  The arrest report states Snider works at Care Family Medical on East Admiral.

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