OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — Oak Hill Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual assault on Fayette County School grounds, according to Corporal James Pack with the Oak Hill Police Department.

The incident came to light during the investigation of separate assault allegations that allegedly happened during a school trip to Huntington, according to school officials.
The victim in the Huntington incident reported a male student allegedly physically assaulted her during a school trip.

Fayette County Schools superintendent Gary Hough would not discuss details on Friday, March 3, 2023, but he said law enforcement has been notified and school officials are conducting their own investigation.

He also says the Fayette County Board of Education has been notified and that school schools make accommodations for victims of assault to ensure they can stay safely in school.

Hough confirmed school policy is to separate students by gender during overnight trips.

59News will continue following the case and will bring more information as it becomes available.