Nebraska prison employee arrested for alleged sexual assault of co-worker

A Nebraska Department of Correctional Services employee was arrested for allegedly assaulting a co-worker.
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 12:58 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - An employee at a Nebraska prison has been arrested after an alleged sexual assault.

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), 33-year-old James Cherry was arrested Monday by the Nebraska State Patrol at his home in Humboldt for first-degree sexual assault and third-degree sexual assault.

NDCS says Cherry is an employee at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution and was arrested after an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a co-worker in October 2022.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News for updates.