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St. Louis County, Mo (KSDK) -- A Wellston police officer made his initial court appearance and was arraigned on charges of having sexual contact with a 20-year-old student.

St. Louis County police said the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office chargedRonald Freeman, 27, with one count of sexual contact with a student. His bond was set at $50,000.

Police said the high school student reported that she was forcibly sodomized by the officer on October 12.

Freeman was taken into police custody. He's scheduled to return to court December 5th for a preliminary hearing on the charge, but the case is expected to be presented to the Grand Jury for their consideration.

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