Huntington County is facing a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne alleging retaliation against a county employee for reporting sexual harassment.

The lawsuit was filed on Oct. 4 by Kari Harmon, who has been employed by Huntington County since 2006. According to court documents, the parties in the case agreed to extend the deadline by which the county must respond to the lawsuit. The initial deadline was Oct. 26 and was pushed back until Nov. 23.