Former Lincoln sports reporter arrested on child sex assault charges

A well-known former sports reporter has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child. 
Nemaha County Sheriff

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A well-known former sports reporter has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to court documents from Nemaha County.

The criminal complaint shows 49 -year-old Brian Rosenthal, of Lincoln, was arrested on four counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child.

Complaint

The charges stem from alleged assaults of a child between the age of 12 and 16 spanning December 2017 to February 2018.

Further details of the allegations were sealed by a judge.

Rosenthal worked for the Lincoln Journal Star until 2016 and Huskers.com until 2020.

Rosenthal is scheduled to appear in court next month.

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