BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Police at Northeast State Community College are investigating a report of “unwanted physical contact” that happened inside a campus library.
The college says campus police “received a report of unwanted physical contact by an individual against a student at Basler Library on the Blountville campus” around 3 p.m. Monday.
Police searched the library but couldn’t find the individual, who was described as a black male around 30-years-old, 6-feet tall, and with an average build.
Northeast State says it was notified of the alleged incident by a third-party.
The college was not placed on lockdown.
The incident remains under investigation. Campus police say students, staff, and faculty should remain alert for any suspicious activity.