Police officer appears in court on lewdness and abuse charges

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Metro Police officer accused of inappropriate behavior with children appeared in court Monday morning, for the first time.

Matthew Terry, 27, was arrested last week and faces multiple charges including child abuse and lewdness with a child under 14.

According to an arrest report, two boys claim Terry acted innappropirately with them. One boy said Terry would ask to sleep in bed with him. Others observed Terry tackling boys and tickling them in a “sexual manner”.

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