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Elementary teacher jailed on sex assault charges

A Las Vegas elementary school teacher was arrested Sunday and accused of sexually assaulting a student, according to police.

Walker Richardson, 52, was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on two counts of sexual assault against a child less than 14 and one count of kidnapping a minor.

Richardson was working at an elementary school near downtown Las Vegas when he inappropriately touched a student, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Police asked anyone with information to contact Metro at 702-828-3421.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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