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Bethel Police Arrest Man for Sexual Assault after Investigation of Complaint by 10-Year-Old Victim

Report by Paula Antolini, July 18, 2019, 6:24PM EDT

On July 17, 2019 at 4:45 p.m. Nathan Shupp, white, age 42, of 11 Plumtrees Road, Bethel, CT, was arrested in Danbury, CT, and charged with Sexual Assault 4th Degree and Risk of Injury to a Minor.

Details: The Bethel Police Department Detective Bureau arrested Nathan Shupp on an active arrest warrant for the charges of Sexual Assault 4th Degree and two counts of Risk of Injury to a Minor.

The arrest warrant was the result of an investigation into a complaint made by a ten year old victim who reported that Shupp had inappropriate contact with the intimate parts of the victim’s body in the form of groping while he was acting in the capacity of the victim’s babysitter.

The alledged events occured at Shupp’s Bethel residence while he was watching the child.

An arrest warrant application was submitted to the Danbury Superior Court and was approved for the aforementioned charges.

Shupp is currently being held on a Court set $50,000 bond. If he does not post bond, he will be arraigned at Danbury Superior Court on July 18, 2019.

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