John Anthony Dossey

GATESVILLE — A city of Gatesville employee has been arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Deputies from the Coryell County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Anthony Dossey, 34, last Friday. He was booked on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child through sexual contact.

As of Wednesday morning, Dossey was still listed in custody at the Coryell County Jail. His total bond on both charges is set at $250,000

Gatesville City Manager Bill Parry confirmed Wednesday that Dossey is a city employee and is currently on paid administrative leave pending further investigation.

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