Police: Alleged sexual assault of student investigated


From staff reports

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Elizabeth City police say they are investigating an alleged sexual assault of an Elizabeth City State University student.

The alleged sexual assault took place in the 500 block of Continental Drive, not on the ECSU campus, Sgt. Lamont Butts said in a press release on Saturday. The release does not mention when the alleged incident occurred.

Police have identified a suspect in the alleged crime but no charges have been filed, Butts said. The suspect is not an ECSU employee, he added.

Citing the investigation, Butts said police would not be releasing further details.