Police are investigating an alleged assault on the Bard College at Simon’s Rock campus Friday afternoon.

Campus Safety received a call shortly after 2 p.m. Friday for a report that a student had been assaulted in a wooded area on campus. The victim was taken by ambulance to Berkshire Medical Center, treated for minor injuries and released.

The incident is being investigated by Great Barrington Police, Simon’s Rock Campus Safety, the Berkshire State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, the Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and forensic scientists assigned to the State Police Crime Lab.

The incident is being actively investigated by both agencies and at this time it is believed that there is no threat to the campus community or the community at large.


No further information is being released at this time.

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