AMHERST (CBS) – Sexual assault allegations led to a big protest exterior a fraternity home at UMass Amherst.
Police mentioned the Theta Chi fraternity referred to as them for assist when a crowd of about 300 individuals gathered in entrance of the fraternity home.
College students began displaying up round midday Sunday after stories of an alleged sexual assault at a celebration Saturday night time.
In response to the scholar newspaper, the nameless allegations surfaced on social media platforms.
College students instructed WBZ-TV’s sister station the protest started peacefully till some started throwing objects on the frat home.
“At present was a time for them to return out and protest and present that individuals mustn’t stand for this and the college ought to take these allegations significantly,” UMass junior Mark Doherty mentioned.
In an announcement, the Amherst Police Division mentioned partially “With restricted sources at hand, the Amherst Police Division contacted the College of Massachusetts Police Division, the Hadley Police Division, and the Massachusetts State Police for mutual assist help.”
Police had been capable of disperse the group with out incident. No arrests had been made and proper now nobody is dealing with fees.
The investigation is ongoing.