(WVIT-TV) Vernon, Conn., police have accused a nurse practitioner who ran a family practice of trying to recruit a female patient to be his sex slave and for her infant daughter to also participate in sex acts.

Jay T. Mohler-Avery, 44, and Candace Merriam, 46, were arrested in October and police said they arranged to pick up the 18-month-old baby for sex.

A warrant was unsealed in Superior Court in Rockville on Tuesday.

Mohler-Avery, a nurse practitioner in Vernon who operated CT Family Care LLC, is in jail, charged with conspiracy to commit sexual assault, attempted risk of injury to a minor and additional charges.

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