Upper Arlington police determine ‘no crime was committed’ after sexual assault report

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UPPER ARLINGTON, OH (WCMH) – An investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Upper Arlington has revealed no crime was committed.

According to Upper Arlington police, a female in her late teens contacted police about the incident that happened in the area of Miller Park Library. She reported a man had ‘followed her home from the library’ and ‘sexually assaulted’ her.

After completing an investigation, which included interviews, reviews of physical evidence and collecting physical evidence, it was determined that no crime was committed.

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office agreed with the conclusion of investigators.

The Upper Arlington Police Division explained its reluctance to comment on the case until now:

Our reluctance to comment on the details of this case was done in an effort to protect the privacy of both the caller and the person accused.  If the facts in this case had pointed to an immediate threat to the community or if a suspect needed to be identified, the division would have leveraged social and network media to ensure information was communicated.

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