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Domestic assault incident in Hancock apartments

In the early hours of Mar. 23, the Hancock Police Department was contacted to address a domestic violence dispute after a 911 call was received from the 300 block of Hancock Street. The building was a former church that has recently been converted into apartments.  When officers arrived, they were able to locate the two individuals who had been injured. Both individuals found were transported by Mercy EMS to UP Health Systems– Portage Hospital for injuries. The apartment building was taped off by police early Saturday morning and was still taped Sunday afternoon. 

Local law enforcement, Michigan State Police, MTU Public Safety, Mercy EMS, and the Michigan State Police Forensic Lab out of Marquette responded to this incident. As of publication, this investigation is still underway.

If students find themselves in similar situations and are in need of assistance, there are a few resources that can be used. The National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached at (800) 799-7233. Michigan Tech also has resources listed on their website at by Title IX.  MTU Public Safety can also be reached at (906) 487-3310. Incase of an emergency, call 911.

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