WICHITA, Kan. — A Wichita man was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for assaulting a student in a high school bathroom last year.

Guy Harris was sentenced Thursday for misdemeanor sexual battery in the September 2015 assault on an 18-year-old female student at East High School.

Police said Harris entered the school and followed the girl into a restroom, where he groped her as she tried to leave.

Officers searched the building but Harris had left. He was arrested in April.

The overall sentence includes time for a probation violation and a felony flee-and-elude case.

The girl has sued the school principal and the Wichita school board, accusing them of negligence and unsafe security at the school.

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