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Bennett Elementary School volunteer arrested for sexual assault on a child

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A volunteer at Bennett Elementary School has been arrested for sexual assault on a child, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said.

Alex Prescott Davis, 36, paid a $20,000 bond and is out of custody, the sheriff’s office said.

The exact circumstances that prompted the arrest are not known.

A parent of a student shared a picture of a letter that was sent to parents on March 16, outlining the charges.

The letter reads, in part, “We have been notified that Mr. Alex Davis has been arrested and charged with crimes involving alleged sexual assault on a child.

“Although Mr. Davis was a volunteer at the Santa Secret Shop and the Book Fair, he was never alone with students and has never volunteered in the classroom.”

The letter closes with the assurance that counselors would be made available to both students and parents.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 1.