PETALUMA (CBS SF) — A Petaluma chiropractor has been arrested after an investigation into the sexual battery of one his patients, authorities said Tuesday.

Petaluma police said 73-year-old chiropractor Steven Allen Jette was arrested Tuesday afternoon following an investigation that began on January 8.

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A 27-year-old woman told police of the sexual battery that happened on the previous day. A subsequent investigation corroborated the woman’s account, police said.

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Jette was arrested at his chiropractic office on the 200 block of 4th St. and booked at the Sonoma County Jail.

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Police encouraged anyone with information on the case or similar ones to contact Officer Daniel Boyd at the Petaluma Police Department at 707-778-4372, or via email at