Itawamba Community College investigating reported abduction

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – An Itawamba Community College student reported being sexually assaulted after being abducted from the campus sometime Tuesday.
The student was treated at the North Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday afternoon after being recovered and then reported the assault.
Vice President of Student Services Buddy Collins said the investigation is being handled at the community college.
“Campus Police are handling the investigation right now and the Tupelo Police Department has offered assistance,” Collins said. “We’re going to utilize all the resources we can.”
Collins said they are unclear on the exact timeline of the abduction and discovering those facts will be part of the investigation.