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Omaha Police issue felony arrest warrant for Creighton point guard Maurice Watson Jr.

The charge is 1st degree sexual assault.

NCAA Basketball: Buffalo at Creighton Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Hours after the Omaha Police Dept. confirmed that he was a suspect in a sexual assault investigation, the OPD has issued an arrest warrant for Creighton Bluejays point guard Maurice Watson Jr.

David Earl of KETV NewsWatch 7 in Omaha was first to report the news. The warrant, as the tweet states below, is a felony warrant with a charge of first-degree sexual assault.

Creighton University had announced a suspension that was levied to Watson from all athletic-related activities on Wednesday afternoon, which began back on February 13, for “alleged actions that are contrary to University policies and core values.”