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Police arrest man accused of sexual assault


MADISON (WKOW) – Madison police arrested a man early Sunday morning accused of sexual assault and battery.

Police say Benjamin Hoppe, 24, of Monona was on the dance floor at Whiskey Jacks Saloon on State Street when he was accused of forcing a woman to touch his groin area and biting the neck of a 21-year-old man.

The man said the suspect was "acting like a vampire," according to police.

A bouncer kicked Hoppe out of the bar, and police arrested him after spotting him on the street.

He was arrested on tentative charges of 4th degree sexual assault, battery, disorderly conduct, resisting/obstructing, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

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