Updated: no charges in alleged Charleston sexual assault

Updated:  4 p.m.

The Coles County State's Attorney has decided not to pursue charges in an alleged sexual assault case from April near the Eastern Illinois University campus.

Charleston Police were called to a residence in the 1000 block of Fourth Street on April 27th for a report of a female having been sexually assaulted by several men while she was attending a house party.

But State's Attorney Brian Bower said after a thorough investigation, he will not file charges in the case against any anyone at this time.



Bower added that the case could be re-opened if more evidence is presented.



No one was arrested or detained at any point during the investigation.

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