UPDATE: No charges filed against MUW assault suspect

A man faces no charges following a reported assault on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.

Posted: Apr 19, 2018 1:20 PM
Updated: Apr 19, 2018 1:33 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A man faces no charges following a reported assault on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.

Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton tells WTVA 9 News the suspect, who surrendered to police Wednesday night in order to explain his side of the story.

The alleged assault happened Tuesday evening. The university sent out an alert warning those on campus.

ORIGINAL: Campus alert issued at MUW 

Shelton says there was no physical evidence to support the domestic assault allegation against the suspect.

The suspect was given a verbal warning that if he causes any problems on MUW's campus, he will be charged.

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