CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls man charged with sexual assault in April 2017 failed to show up for a court appearance Wednesday in Chippewa County Court, so a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Robert W. Sayre, 36, 525 Bay St., is charged with first-degree sexual assault with use of a dangerous weapon, false imprisonment, possession of meth and drug paraphernalia.

A trial had been slated to begin April 11, but it was delayed. When Sayre didn’t show up for court, Judge James Isaacson issued the open warrant. His $2,500 cash bond will be forfeited.