NTU student being investigated for providing false info after police alerted to alleged assault

A 19-year-old student from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is currently being investigated for providing false information after police were alerted to a case of alleged assault at Nanyang Walk at about 6.24pm on Saturday (Dec 14).

NTU Student Union shared in an InstaStory at about 2am on Sunday (Dec 15) that there was a recent reported case of assault on NTU's campus, where those involved were aiding the police with their investigations.

They also urged everyone who was currently on campus to remain indoors for their safety and assured everyone that there wasn't any cause of concern for their safety.

NTU also posted a tweet at about 8.42am on Dec 15:

NTU posted an official statement about the incident in a Twitter post at about 10.50am on Dec 15:

They are also "reaching out to affected students to provide them with necessary care and support from the University's pastoral care team."

In response to Stomp queries, the police said: "At 6.24pm on Dec 14, the police were alerted to a case of an alleged assault on a female NTU student along Nanyang Walk.  

"Investigations subsequently revealed that the 19-year-old student had provided false information to the police and the alleged assault did not occur. 

"The police are investigating her for providing false information. 

"The police would like to urge members of the public to refrain from commenting or speculating on the case so as to avoid causing unnecessary alarm."

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