Dallas police officer accused of sexual assault

DALLAS, TX A Dallas police statement says an investigation led to enough evidence to arrest Officer Jeffery Thorn on the first-degree felony sexual assault charge Tuesday.

According to a police report, Thorn forced a woman to perform oral sex late Thursday night. The police department's Public Integrity Unit began the investigation Friday.

Thorn was booked Tuesday into the Dallas County jail. Jail records show no attorney or bond setting for Thorn.

Thorn was hired in December 2008 and was on probation as a new officer with the force.

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