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Prosecutor's office investigating sexual assault case involving two children

The St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit is investigating a sexual assault case involving two children. 

Both the victim and the suspect are children, therefore authorities and ABC 57 will not releasing names of those involved. 

Mishawaka Police took a report Monday at the St. Joseph County Regional Medical Center.

The report alleges that a 12-year-old boy from Mishawaka sexually assaulted a four-year-old boy from Elkhart on Saturday around 8 p.m.

The case was handed over to the SVU at the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s office. 

A representative from the office says an investigator has been assigned to the case, and it is currently being looked at.

The representative says often in these cases, counseling is be provided to both the suspect and victim, and the Department of Child Services could step in as well.

No adults have been charged in this case. 
 

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