Boulder City man arrested for lewdness with a minor

Jennifer Kastner

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Boulder City man arrested for lewdness with a minor

CREATED Aug. 29, 2013

Boulder City, NV (KTNV) -- 67-year-old Peter Bennett has been arrested for six counts of open and gross lewdness with a minor. Court documents show she was only 15 years old and was close to Bennett. The incidents reportedly happened over a two-day period in September of 2012. 

Additionally, Bennett has been charged with four counts of open and gross lewdness, one count of attempted kidnapping and one count of attempted sexual assault as they pertain to a 20 year-old woman. 

According to the Boulder City Police Department, Bennett was arrested Thursday. He is currently booked in the Clark County Detention Center.

According to family, Bennett lives with his wife in Boulder City. His family declined to comment on the allegations.

Some residents of Boulder City, a place with a population just over 15,000, are startled by the news.

Boulder City Police Department Detective Tiffany Driscoll says, "Unfortnately, in the world we live in today, things like this happen in every community, small [or] large."

Police say that the investigation is ongoing.

They believe there are more victims and they're asking anyone with information to call 702-293-9297.

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