Nebraska troopers arrest prison employee in sexual assault of co-worker


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Troopers arrested a state correctional employee on Monday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a co-worker, the Nebraska State Patrol said.

In October, investigators received a report from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services regarding an assault.

The assault happened at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, the patrol said.

On Monday, investigators arrested 33-year-old James Cherry at his home in Humboldt, according to the patrol.

He was arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault and third-degree sexual assault.  Cherry was lodged in the Johnson County Jail.

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