Police investigate sex assault report at M'ville High School

2013-05-09T20:45:00Z 2013-05-09T21:32:05Z Police investigate sex assault report at M'ville High SchoolTimes Staff nwitimes.com
May 09, 2013 8:45 pm  • 

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville school officials and police are investigating a report that a Merrillville High School student forcefully touched his ex-girlfriend under her skirt Wednesday morning at the school.

A police report indicates the female student was walking to class about 9:15 a.m. when her ex-boyfriend started following her.

Police said the female student was wearing a skirt, and the male student forced his fingers in her underwear.

Police said the male student was sent home. No charges have been filed against him.

Merrillville schools Superintendent Tony Lux said situations like Wednesday's report can be complicated, and they are always investigated in great detail to determine their accuracy.

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