Police investigate possible sexual assault of 12-year-old

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are investigating after a 12-year-old told classmates she had been raped, according to a police report.

Officers were called to the Myrtle Beach Intermediate School around Tuesday after Principal Cathy Slater reported the mother of another student said the victim had told classmates she had been raped Monday. According to the report, Slater spoke to the students, who confirmed the story, and asked the victim about the sexual assault, who denied it.

The victim was not at the school when officers arrived. Investigation into the allegations is ongoing at this time.

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