ESSI AUGUSTE VIRTANEN | Editor-in-Chief
The perpetrator was described as a 19-22-year-old white male who is known to the victim.
Last week, Director of Public Safety & Security John Bowman confirmed that the victim of the assault is a Lindenwood student. He could not be reached for comment on Wednesday.
“The reporting party will be given the option to file a criminal report with the St. Charles Police Department or other appropriate jurisdiction. A reporting party’s decision not to notify the police at the time of the initial report does not preclude the reporting party from filing a criminal report at a later date, provided the conduct is within Missouri’s applicable statute of limitations.”
Fisk said it is entirely up to the victim whether to report it to local police.