COAHOMA COUNTY, Mississippi - Leaders at Coahoma Community College are tight-lipped about its investigation into a bullying and intimidation incident between two students on campus.
A spokesperson with Coahoma Community College said on October 2nd a suspect was detained then removed from campus.
Football players told FOX13 the incident happened between two teammates
The athletes made posts on Facebook claiming they were helping a teammate who was bullied which resulted in their suspension.
CCC would not comment on this but told FOX13 that a student reported being bullied and intimated on campus.
Here's a portion of the statement from CCC:
Coahoma Community College takes all allegations of bullying, intimidation, assault, harassment, and violence very seriously. Acts of this kind will not be tolerated on the Coahoma Community College campus or satellite locations. Any individual that is found guilty of such acts will be subject to disciplinary actions.
The well-being and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors is paramount. The college makes every effort to maintain an environment that supports a secure and nurturing learning atmosphere.
"It's crazy honestly, it kind of caught me off guard cause I never thought something like that happened here on school campus anyways," said student Frantasia McCray
Rumors continue to swirl around campus and on social media about what possibly happened.
Some believe the student was harassed or beaten up.
"I didn't know anything about it till somebody texted me who didn't go to the school," said McCray.
Sheriff Charles Jones said the sheriff's office is not investigating because no one is pressing charges.
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Sheriff Jones said an initial report was filed by the campus police department.
FOX13 stopped by the campus department but no one was available.
Students want the school to get to the bottom of this.
"There are negative vibes around here anyways you just have to be with the right people," said McCray.
CCC did not want to make additional statements.
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