GREAT BARRINGTON — Police are investigating an alleged assault that sent a Bard College at Simon's Rock student to the hospital Friday afternoon, according to a statement issued by the Berkshire District Attorney's Office on Saturday.

Campus Safety at the college received a call just after 2 p.m. Friday, reporting that the student had been assaulted in a wooded area on campus. The student was treated for minor injuries at Berkshire Medical Center and released, according to the statement.

The District Attorney's Office didn't identify the gender, age or name of the victim, or provide any details about the alleged assault.

"The incident is being investigated by Great Barrington Police, Simon's Rock Campus Safety, the Berkshire State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney's Office, the Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and forensic scientists assigned to the State Police Crime Lab," the statement said.

College officials did not provide any information about the alleged assault by Saturday night.

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