Police investigating sexual assault allegations at Union Middle School

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Posted on February 16, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 16 at 1:15 PM

(KMOV) -- A tip from the public has the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Union Police investigating allegations of a sexual assault between a teacher and a student at Union Middle School. 

School officials in Union, Missouri are also launching their own investigation into the allegations.  At this time, it is not clear when the alleged sexual assault took place, but school officials said in a statement that it occurred off campus.

The staff member is question has been placed on administrative leave until a full investigation is complete.  Police are doing forensic examinations related to electronics and DNA. They are not releasing details about the victim or the suspect at this time.

As more details become available we will keep you updated on News 4 and right here on KMOV.com.

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