In this case, a student confiding to a school counselor resulted in a 41-year-old man being arrested for sexual assault.

Kennewick police said Friday Robert Berryhill was taken into custody on 3rd Degree Rape and Child Molestation. The student, according to police, told their school counselor about an inappropriate situation that had reportedly occurred with Barryhill.

The counselor was able to pass the information onto police, who then contacted the suspect. The charges stem from alleged inappropriate contact with the child. The approximate age of the child was not released.

Barryhill does NOT work for the School District in any capacity, said police.