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Man arrested in connection with lewdness case in U.S. on student visa

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Posted at 5:09 PM, Feb 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-27 19:09:50-05

OGDEN, Utah – Police have arrested a man in connection with several reports of lewd behavior in the East Bench area of Ogden.

Ogden police arrested 23-year-old Hassan Habib A. Alrashed on February 24.

According to a press release from the Ogden Police Department, police increased patrols in the area of 28th street to 36th street. A detective noticed a vehicle that matched the description given by an alleged victim, and Alrashed was found inside. He was arrested after police established probable cause.

The man was booked on three counts of lewdness involving a child and one count of lewdness. According to the press release, Alrashed is in the United States on a student visa. ICE officials have put a hold on his immigration status, which means bail has been revoked pending the results of his immigration hearing.

FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.