POSTED: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:15pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:19pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — Police are investigating a claim from a 16-year-old girl about being sexually abused by another student in the back of a school bus.
The New Orleans Police Department says the incident was reported on Wednesday, May 1 after the student notified her school counselor. However, the victim says the abuse occurred on Monday.
The victim told investigators that she and her accused attacker were the only two students left on the bus. She says the boy approached her and sexually assaulted her.
The boy exited the bus, and the girl says she did not tell the driver.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.