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Milwaukee Fire Department employee arrested for second-degree sexual assault by use of force

Posted at 5:50 PM, Dec 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-02 23:21:28-05

MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee Fire Department employee was arrested Saturday night for allegedly sexually assaulting a coworker. TODAY'S TMJ4 will not release that man's name until he's officially charged. 

A police supervisor said the firefighter was arrested at his home in Hartland and brought to the Milwaukee County Jail by police. 

The Milwaukee Fire Department sent a news release confirming the arrest. It said the employee works as a Milwaukee Fire Department Heavy Equipment Operator. 

Fire officials said the city employee allegedly used force to sexually assault a female coworker. 

A City salary database shows the suspect has been working with the fire department since 2010. He was promoted to his current position three years ago. 

Stay with TODAY’S TMJ4 for further updates on this developing story.