Officer indicted on sex charges arraigned in court

Officer indicted on sex charges arraigned in court

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Cleveland Police Officer was arraigned in court Thursday after being indicted on sex charges.

Elvin Sanchez Jr. is charged with gross sexual imposition, importuning, and possessing criminal tools.

Prosecutors say Sanchez had sexual contact with a then 15-year-old girl. The incident reportedly happened in December of 2014.

Sanchez pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $5,000. He'll be back in court next week.

Sanchez has been suspended without pay during the investigation.

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