OAKLAND (CBS 5 / AP / BCN) — Oakland police on Thursday launched a “high-priority” investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a 7-year-old boy at a Boys and Girls Club.
Officer Holly Joshi said the boy was reportedly attacked by two or more other boys in the bathroom of the Boys and Girls Club located at 8530 International Blvd. in east Oakland.
The attack was said to have occured about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Oakland Boys and Girls Club President Calvester Stanley said staff members did not notice anything unusual at the club and that the boy did not notify them about the alleged assault.
The case came to the attention of police after the boy’s mother took him to Children’s Hospital on Wednesday night.
KCBS’ Bob Melrose Reports:
Investigators searched the club for evidence on Thursday and were reviewing surveillance video. No arrests had yet been made, according to police.
Joshi asked anyone with information about the incident to call the Youth and Family Services Division at (510) 238-3641.
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