Tom Frieden, the former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was arraigned in New York on Friday afternoon and released without bail, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney.
Frieden was arrested Friday morning amid allegations he groped a woman in his apartment.
According to the New York Police Department, he was charged with forcible touching, sexual abuse and harassment after he allegedly inappropriately touched a woman in October 2017. He is accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks. The woman reported the incident in July, police said.