UPDATE: TJC officials confirm alleged sexual assault investigation
POSTED: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 7:24pm
UPDATED: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 7:46pm
TJC officials have confirmed with KETK they are working with Tyler police to investigate a report of an alleged sexual assault on campus.
Fred Peters tells KETK police was called by a local hospital before 6 p.m. Sunday.
The alleged assault happened overnight the previous evening.
Peters says the suspect is around 300 pounds, 6 feet fall and wearing a TJC shirt and blue jeans.
Police is currently looking for the suspect.
An update was posted on the TJC Facebook page as of 8:45 p.m. Sunday:
"Anyone with information that could be helpful to TJC Campus Police is asked to call TJC Police at 903-510-2222. Tips can also be sent anonymously by texting 79516, starting the message with "tjctip" then texting your message."
Tyler Junior College police are investigating a report of an alleged sexual assault on campus.
TJC has yet to confirm the investigation, but the following message is posted on the college's Facebook page:
"TJC Police are investigating a report of an alleged sexual assault that occurred on campus, possibly in Ornelas A. unknown suspect is a tall heavy set Black male wearing a TJC shirt and jeans."
An email was also sent out to all TJC students.
We will bring you more information as it comes in.