Izard County man arrested for sexual assault


An Izard County man has been arrested for sexual assault. Noninterventional Alexander Ruben Browning of Melbourne was arrested Thursday morning and released a few hours later after posting $20,000 bond.

Browning is charged with sexual assault in the second degree. The files in the case have been sealed but court documents indicate sexual assault in the second degree happens when a person engages in sexual contact with another person who is incapable of consent because he or she is mentally incapacitated.

The incident happened Feb. 19.

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