UNM Investigates report of sexual assault on campus

Posted at: 07/18/2014 5:18 PM
By: Kristen Garcia, KOB.com

The University of New Mexico is investigating an alleged sexual assault reported to UNM police.

The alleged victim contacted UNM police after a friend urged her to go to UNM hospital. An officer took her to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for further treatment and connected her with Rape Crisis counselors.

According to a release from the University, the alleged victim, an 18-year-old female student reported that she had been assaulted by a male student in his dorm room on Friday July 11.

The allegations are currently under investigation by UNMPD, the Office of Equal Opportunity and the Dean of Students.

No further details have been released at this time. Stay with KOB.com for updates on this story.