MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An 18-year-old Shakopee High School student is accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student.
The district says staff learned about the alleged incident yesterday and immediately called police. Officers arrested the male student at the high school Tuesday on suspicion of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.READ MORE: Study Ranks Minnesota As 6th Safest State During Pandemic
According to Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate, the alleged sex assault happened during school hours. A 17-year-old female student said an 18-year-old male student lured her by the wrist into a locker room before sexually assaulting her. She reported the incident to friends and to a Shakopee police officer who is stationed in the high school.READ MORE: Appeals Court: Judge Erred In Not Reinstating 3rd-Degree Murder Charge Against Derek Chauvin
School officials say they’re also conducting an internal investigation.MORE NEWS: HealthPartners Now Offering Drive-Up COVID-19 Vaccinations
They have not released the suspect’s name.