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Nebraska Department of Corrections employee arrested for alleged sexual assault

Posted at 2:35 PM, Jan 31, 2023

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska State Patrol has arrested an employee of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) following an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a co-worker.

Here's what we know from authorities

According to NSP, the investigation began when investigators received a report from NDCS. The reported assault allegedly occurred at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in October 2022.

On Monday, 33-year-old James Cherry was arrested at his home in Humboldt for first-degree sexual assault and third-degree sexual assault. Cherry has been lodged in Johnson County Jail.

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