Ottawa County reports sexual assault

On March 20, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a sexual assault that took place in an apartment at Country Place Townhouses on 48th Avenue in Allendale. The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 5-foot-9-inches to 6-foot-0-inches tall, with a thin build and dark brown hair. The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call Ottawa County Silent Observer at (877) 887-4536 or contact the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department or Grand Valley State University Police Department.

If you see suspicious activity, call 9-1-1. If you are a victim of sexual assault, seek assistance by calling police. Additional resources are available through the GVSU Women’s Center and Victim Advocate Ashley Schulte at (616) 331-2748.