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An employee at a Wauwatosa group home for troubled girls is accused of sexually assaulting a resident after helping her run away from the facility.

Anthony D. Johnson, 27, is charged with second-degree sexual assault of a child younger than 16, a felony, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a misdemeanor, according to the complaint.

Johnson helped the 15-year-old girl run away from Milwaukee Academy, 9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, May 5 and allowed her to stay at his home, according to the complaint.

He got the girl high on liquor and marijuana cookies and had sex with her multiple times between May 5 and May 23, when she was recovered by her family, according to the complaint, which does not describe the nature of Johnson's employment.

Milwaukee Academy is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls, according to its website.

Treatment services at the facility include, "recovery from/prevention of sexual exploitation," according to the website.

The facility is operated by Clinicare, 11919 W. Bluemound Road in Wauwatosa, which was closed Wednesday evening. 

Johnson was in custody Wednesday at the Milwaukee County Jail, with his bail set at $5,000, according to jail records.  

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