Lake Co. Ind. sheriff's officer accused in sex assault

September 23, 2013 3:30:47 PM PDT
The Indiana State Police are investigating sex assault accusations against a Lake County sheriff's officer.

Indiana State Police say the officer has been put on administrative leave, but the Lake County Sheriff's Department had no comment.

An Ind. State Police spokeswoman says the assault allegedly took place Thursday in Lowell, Ind.

Investigators would not release the officer's name.