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Morris man arrested for sexual assault

Linked to May 15 incident near high school

Published: Friday, May 24, 2013 1:42 p.m. CDT

Ryan R. Johnson, 20, of Morris, was arrested by Morris Police today, Friday, May 24, and charged with criminal sexual assault.

The arrest, according to a press release from Police Chief Brent Dite, stems from an investigation conducted by the Morris Police Department into a reported sexual assault of a 36 year-old female. The incident was reported to have occurred May 15, in a wooded area near the 1000 block of Park Boulevard, behind Morris Community High School.

Johnson was processed on the charge at the Morris Police Department and was later transported to the Grundy County Jail.

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