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.
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.
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.