Two sexual assaults reported in E.L. over weekend
Two sex crimes were reported in East Lansing on Aug. 2, East Lansing police Lt. Steve Gonzalez said.
The first was reported at 1:05 p.m. on Aug. 2 in an apartment building at the 300 block of Grand River Avenue. Gonzalez said the assault took place between two acquaintances and was first degree sexual assault, which is punishable in the state of Michigan by up to life imprisonment.
The second was reported at 8:08 p.m. on Aug. 2 at an apartment building at the 1800 block of Abbott Road. Gonzalez said both the accused and the victim were acquaintances and the sexual assault was of the third degree, which is punishable in the state of Michigan by up to 15 years imprisonment.
Gonzalez said both cases are currently being investigated by the East Lansing Detective Bureau and will likely be referred to the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office when the investigation is complete.