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UW employee arrested on charges of 4th-degree sexual assault, officials say

Published On: Jul 11 2013 05:20:33 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 11 2013 12:00:00 AM CDT

Uuniversity of Wisconsin - Madison Police have arrested a UW employee in connection with an incident at the Clinical Sciences Center on Saturday, according to a release.

Saeed Yadranji Aghdam, 32, was arrested Saturday after unwanted sexual contact with an acquaintance earlier that day, according to the release.

Aghdam is charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, false imprisonment and disorderly conduct, according to the release.

Officials said Aghdam made his initial appearance in Dane County Court Tuesday.

Aghdam was released the following day with bail restrictions pending further court action, according to the release.

Aghdam has been placed on leave as the university has initiated a personnel investigation, according to the release.

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