Midland ISD has confirmed a Bunche Elementary student has been arrested for allegedly assaulting another Bunche student off campus.
Midland Police charged the minor with aggravated sexual assault.
Police say the alleged assault did not happen on campus.
MISD released a statement:
“A Bunche Elementary student has been arrested for allegedly assaulting another Bunche student off campus. The Midland Police Department has charged the juvenile with aggravated sexual assault.
MPD responded to a call late Jan. 9 in reference to a sexual assault of a child. The investigation led to the arrest.
Bunche Elementary personnel were notified the morning of Jan. 10 about the assault and immediately referred it to the Midland ISD Police Department and school district administration.
Midland ISD commends MPD, Midland ISD PD, campus administration, and district administration for their swift response in this matter. The safety of our students is a top priority, and this coordinated effort demonstrates our ability to ensure students’ safety.”
Midland Police Department also released a statement :
“On January 9, 2019 the Midland Police Department responded to a call in reference to sexual assault of child. Investigation led to the arrest of a juvenile for aggravated sexual assault of a child. The alleged assault did not occur at school. “
Another statement given to Bunche parents, includes all similar details. Only adding, “We will continue to be vigilant in monitoring students at all times and insuring students safety.”
No further information is available at this time.