Williston High School Basketball Coach Arrested for Sexual Assault

Bismarck, N.D. (KFYR) A Williston High School Basketball Coach has been arrested on a misdemeanor sexual assault charge.

Williston police say earlier today, they arrested 33-year-old Walter Eldridge.

They say he had sexual contact with a female minor last December, knowing the contact was offensive.

Eldridge is the head coach of the Williston High School Girls Basketball team, as well as an English teacher.

The school's superintendent cannot go into detail about the case, and the investigation is still open.

Eldridge is being held at the Williston Jail and a bond hearing is expected within 72 hours.