Keene State College bookstore worker Olivier Gabriel was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 5 on two charges, according to the Keene Police Department’s (KPD) press release.

KPD began an investigation relating to “online solicitation and meeting of a child under the age of sixteen” on Aug. 25, the release read.

The investigation resulted in a warrant being issued for Gabriel’s arrest.

Gabriel is charged with “[o]ne felony count of Certain Uses of Computer Services Prohibited” and “[o]ne misdemeanor count of Sexual Assault,” the release read.

In Gabriel’s arraignment at the Cheshire Superior Court today at 1:15 p.m., Gabriel pleaded as not guilty.

Gabriel is being charged of allegedly talking to a 14 year-old girl through a computer and sexually assaulting her.

His bail was set to $50,000.

Gabriel has no previous record.

The KSC bookstore’s manager Andrew Nichols said he “ha[s] no comment due to the fact that it is an ongoing investigation.”

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