Reported sexual assault still under investigation

Campus Police on Monday said they continue to investigate a reported sexual assault on campus.

Sgt. Pedro Criado, spokesman for the Fort Worth Police Department, said Fort Worth police are aware of the report but are not involved in the investigation. The incident was not directly reported to Fort Worth police, so they are not working on the case, Criado said.

A female student reported that she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance in a campus residence hall on or about Aug. 30, according to a campus-wide e-mail police sent Friday. The incident was reported to Campus Police on Wednesday, according to the e-mail.

The delay in time that the incident was reported could cause issues with collecting information, a representative from Campus Police said. As of Monday afternoon, no charges or arrests have been made in the case, according to police.

Campus Police declined to release more details, including which residence hall where the assault reportedly took place and the description of the suspect.

“University policy does not allow the release of personal information that identifies persons involved in such incidents,” Don Mills, vice chancellor for student affairs, wrote in an e-mail.

The university realizes the importance of informing students about what is going on, Mills wrote. The campus-wide e-mail was sent to remind students to take the proper steps to stay safe, he wrote.