UPDATE 1:42 p.m.: Fortuna Union High School District press release:

As always, the Fortuna Union High School District is concerned for the safety and well-being of all students. We are cooperating with the Humboldt County Sherriffs Department as it proceeds with its investigation.


Original post:

The incident referenced in this case would have occurred after the Fortuna Huskies game against the Eureka Loggers on Saturday. 

From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 10-13-2014, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Fortuna High School of a possible sexual assault that occurred off campus in the Loleta area, on 10-11-2014 during the evening. The teenage juvenile female student reported being assaulted by two teenage juvenile male students. The Sheriff’s Office is conducting a criminal investigation into the incident and a detective has been assigned to the case. Fortuna High School is conducting an administrative investigation into the incident and is assisting in the investigation. There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case please contact Detective Sam Williams at 268-3645.