Posted 7 months ago
By Scott Carlson
A 68-year-old man North Platte man has been arrested on suspicion of third-degree sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.
Police arrested Doug Thompson at a home on Sunday.
Police say the girl told investigators that Thompson approached her while she was trying on a dress in her bedroom and touched her in a sexual manner.
A person who called 911 to report the assault told police Thompson was threatening to harm himself, but he was calm when police arrived and was arrested without incident.
Thompson was being held Thursday in the Lincoln County jail on $50,000 bond and could not be reached for comment.