UPDATE: MSU police investigating weekend sexual assault on campus

Posted at 9:05 AM, Sep 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-07 07:45:41-04

Captain Doug Monette of the Michigan State University police department says that a sex assault was reported around 2:30 a.m. on September 4, 2016.

Police say the incident in McDonel Hall on MSU's campus happened sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, and 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 4.

The special victims unit was called in over the weekend by MSU and they are investigating the incident. MSU says that the SVU is calling this a "non-stranger investigation" and the investigation will continue this week, until it is complete.

Captain Monette says "These types of crimes will not be tolerated on campus. They are a violation of Michigan state law as well as MSU policy on relationship violence and sexual misconduct."



Michigan State University police are investigating a report of a sexual assault on campus.

It happened over the weekend at McDonel Hall sometime between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

Police have not yet released any further details.

Classes began at Michigan State University last Wednesday.