Rape reported on grounds of Chesterfield high school

Rape reported on grounds of Chesterfield high school
Police say the rape happened outside the school building.

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Chesterfield Police Department is investigating a rape on the grounds of Monacan High School that occurred last month.

Police say a man sexually assaulted a juvenile girl on Nov. 6 outside the school building after school hours.

No information about a suspect has been released while the investigation continues.

School officials released this statement on Monday, saying “we are limited in what we can share at this time” and encouraged parents to talk to their children:

We wanted to share with you that we have learned that the Chesterfield Police Department is investigating a sexual assault allegation that is reported to have occurred in early November. The alleged incident, which was fully reported to the school today, is said to have occurred after school hours at the back end of school property.

We are limited in what we can share at this time, as this is an active police investigation. While this alleged incident took place after school hours, we are still vigilant in maintaining a safe, supportive and nurturing learning environment. As you talk with your student, if you have any concerns, please let us know. In addition, please let us know if you or your student may be aware of any information that might be helpful to the police investigation as it relates to this situation.

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