Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention Officer Charged WIth Sexual Battery

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(CNN) — An officer in the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, police in Virginia said.

Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 41, was arrested just after midnight Saturday in Arlington, Virginia, and is accused of grabbing a woman’s breasts and buttocks, Arlington County police said.

Police said the woman fought off her assailant when he tried to grab her again before she called authorities.

CNN affiliate WTOP reported that an Arlington County police spokesman said the victim didn’t know her assailant.

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