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Las Vegas police officer arrested for possible sexual assault of a child

Posted at 10:58 AM, May 21, 2020

HENDERSON (KTNV) — On May 19, the City of Henderson Police Department received information regarding a possible sexual abuse of a child under 14.

The subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of 35-year-old Daniel Kelly on May 20 for the following charges: 5 counts of Lewdness by Person over 18 with Child Less Than 14.

Kelly is a police officer employed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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This is an active and open investigation. No further details can be released at this time.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4750, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit the Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.