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Apex Police Officer Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Sex Assault

Posted January 6, 2004 3:19 a.m. EST

— An Apex police officer is being sued by a 17-year-old teenage girl who claims he sexually assaulted her. Three of his fellow officers are also accused of hindering the investigation.

The teen claims the officer assaulted her on June 4 after driving her home from a house party.

The accuser's father said he tried to report the assault, but he said officers refused to investigate.

The State Bureau of Investigation is also looking into the matter.