RCMP investigating after assault on campus

Update 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, 2016: A witness told CTV News that the assault happened at Salish House in Totem Park Residence. They said that the woman’s attacker held a knife to her throat when students went to help her. The woman’s throat was reportedly partially cut.

A woman was reportedly taken to the hospital at 11:30 a.m. this morning following an alleged assault on campus. An RCMP release confirms that her injuries are not life-threatening.

Members of the university RCMP detachment were called to the 2500 block of West Mall — Totem Park Residence — after receiving a report that a male suspect was being held pending police arrival.

Early stages of the police investigation have found that the male suspect was apprehended by another male following the alleged assault of a woman.

According to an RCMP press release, "The man is currently in police custody and police can confirm that the public is currently not at risk."

University RCMP, with support from E Division Major Crime, will continue to investigate the crime.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.