Nebraska sheriff’s deputy arrested in sex assault case

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — State investigators say a southeastern Nebraska sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

The Nebraska State Patrol says in a news release that investigators arrested 30-year-old Seward County Deputy Nicholas Bridgmon, of Pleasant Dale, in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in 2007 outside Cook. The patrol says Bridgmon faces a charge of first-degree sexual assault following an investigation that began in November.

The patrol also says it has information that there may be additional victims, and that the investigation is ongoing.

No other details about the alleged assault were given.

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