Henrico PD investigating alleged sexual assault at John Rolfe M.S.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Henrico County are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred at John Rolfe Middle School this week.

Few details are being released at this time.

“On Wednesday an assault allegation that is very concerning was made by a student, and we are currently taking the matter very seriously,” Henrico County Public Schools spokesperson Andy Jenks said in a statement to 8News. “One of our immediate first steps was to ensure the safety of the student who came forward, and to contact Henrico Police to further investigate, which is where we currently stand. We wish there was more information to share at this time, but we will wait for all of the facts to become known.”

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