Rogers Man Arrested Following Alleged Sexual Assault Of Nursing Home Co-Worker

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BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A man is behind bars at the Benton County Jail after he was arrested on suspicion of second-degree sexual assault.

Fred Veloz, 57, was accused of sexually harassing a female employee at Bradford House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for over a year, a press release stated.

The victim stated that Veloz inappropriately touched her on multiple occasions while at work. She also stated that some of the incidents happened in front of patients, according to the release.

Veloz was arrested Monday afternoon (March 7) and is in jail without a bond. His court date has been set for April 18.

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