Suspect arrested in sexual assault case

Suspect arrested in sexual assault case

HOUGHTON — The Houghton Police Department has made an arrest in relation to a sexual assault incident that was recently reported to Michigan Tech’s Department of Public Safety and Police Services.

The man, who will not be identified until he’s arraigned in Houghton County District Court, is currently being held in the Houghton County Jail. The sexual assault reportedly occurred in the early morning hours of March 5th.

The incident was reported to officials at Michigan Tech University on Friday, March 11th. Officers with the Houghton Police are in charge of the case since the incident occurred at an off-campus apartment.

The incident is still under investigation. We will release more information as it becomes available.