KEARNEY — A Kearney man accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old child is being detained at the Buffalo County Jail.
Christopher J. Washington, 36, is charged in Buffalo County Court with felony first-degree sexual assault between Nov. 2 and Nov. 14. The charge alleges sexual penetration.
Washington was arrested Tuesday on a Buffalo County warrant. Details about the alleged incident are sealed.
He is being held at the jail on a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court in July. If convicted, the charge is punishable by a minimum of 15 years to life in prison.