2 assaults reported to sheriff in 1 day

Published 11:42 am Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Two unrelated sexual assault cases, both with known suspects, were reported to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Thursday and are currently under investigation.

One case involving a juvenile concerned an incident that occurred in May, according to reports Sheriff Steve Rushing cited. The juvenile victim was allegedly assualted by the mother’s live-in boyfriend at another family member’s home.

Another case was a 21-year-old female who reported on Thursday that she was assaulted a day or two before. She claimed her boyfriend’s friend assaulted her at a friend’s house, while her boyfriend was present.

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No arrests have been made yet, and the due process of investigation is being carried out by LCSO as well as the Department of Human Services.