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Marshall University Police investigate sexual assault

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HUNTINGTON, West Virginia -

Officers with the Marshall University Police Department are investigating a sexual assault that happened early Saturday morning. 

According to a news release from the university, a male sexually assaulted a female student in a bedroom at Wellman Hall, which is in the Commons Dorms.

Officials at the university are reminding students to always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. They area also reminding students that alcohol impairs judgment and is often involved in assault cases.

The investigation is continuing. We will bring you details as they become available.