Female Missoula Police Officer Victim of Misdemeanor Sexual Assault [AUDIO]
A female Missoula police officer was the victim of a misdemeanor sexual assault while on duty over the Labor Day weekend.
Public Information Officer Travis Welsh said the incident occurred in a crowded downtown bar.
"Early Saturday morning at about 1:30 a.m. the female officer and her patrol partner were walking through a crowded bar downtown when one of the patrons, a 23 year-old male, reached out and touched her inappropriately as she walked past," Welsh said. "He was escorted outside and placed under arrest and transported to the Missoula County Jail on a charge of misdemeanor sexual assault."
Welsh said the officer was not injured during the incident.
Public Information Officer Travis Welsh