Sexual assault reported at Juneau jail

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) An inmate at Lemon Creek Correctional Center could face charges for alleged inappropriate touching of a staff member.

    A dispatch from Alaska State Troopers reported a 41 year old make inmate touched a prison staff member on the groin on November 7th.  Troopers went to the scene and investigated.  They will forward a charge of sexual assault in the second degree for the Juneau District Attorney's Office for their review.  The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
     
    In an unrelated incident at the Center, two inmates got into a physical altercation in the jail on November 7.  A 41 year old inmate received minor injuries in a fight with a 26 year old inmate.  He was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for minor injuries.  The incident remained under investigation today.

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