A 26-year-old man who posed as a highschool scholar within the US has been charged with sexual assault.
Police stated Zachary Scheich claimed to be 17 and enrolled at Northwest Excessive Faculty in Lincoln, Nebraska below the alias Zak Hess.
He later transferred to Southeast Excessive Faculty, attending 54 days of lessons in complete, officers added.
In keeping with police, Scheich seems to have blended in with different college students – regardless of the very fact he had really graduated in 2015.
Officers had launched a fraud investigation firstly of June, and he was arrested with out incident on Thursday afternoon.
He faces two counts of sexual assault utilizing an digital system.
Scheich has additionally been charged with intercourse trafficking of a minor.
Detectives are interviewing further potential victims and trying to find out the scope of the case.
College students who had interactions with Scheich, or imagine they might be a sufferer, have been inspired to return ahead.
Lincoln Public Faculties is now dealing with questions on how a person in his mid-20s was capable of enrol within the first place.
College students are required to offer a delivery certificates, vaccination information and previous examination grades once they register – however Scheich has been accused of falsifying these paperwork.
“I have been within the district for 10 years, and that is the primary time that I can bear in mind one thing like this taking place,” Lincoln Public Faculties’ director of safety, Joe Wright, advised native media.