NSP: Man arrested for multiple counts of sexual assault of a child

Authorities have arrested a Chase County man for multiple counts of sexual assault of a child. 

Authorities have arrested a Chase County man for multiple counts of sexual assault of a child.

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol and Imperial Police Department arrested Richard Butt, 66, of Imperial, on Monday. Butt is facing charges of first-degree sexual assault of a child and third-degree sexual assault of a child.

The patrol was notified in February by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services that a series of assaults had been reported to them. Investigators determined the assaults began in 2015 and continued until 2020.

The investigation remains ongoing and additional charges are possible.

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