UNCW Police investigating sexual assault of student on campus

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- UNCW Police are investigating a sexual assault on campus, according to a news release on the department's web page.

According to the release, the crime was reported around 11 a.m. yesterday. Investigators say the assault allegedly happened earlier that morning at the on-campus residence of the female student victim. Police say the alleged male suspect is also a UNCW student and an acquaintance of the victim.

UNCW Police say the investigation continues.

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