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Sexual Assault

Levy N. Pierce, 28, of Brattleboro, VT

Det. Lt. Carrier

On September 23, 2015 at 8:30pm, the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital after receiving a report from BMH of an alleged sexual assault.

An Officer from the Patrol Division responded to BMH and took the initial report.  It was learned the reported sexual assault was to have occurred during the early morning hours on 9/23/2015 in a wooded area near a local grocery store on Canal Street.

Detectives from the Brattleboro Police Departments Criminal Investigation Division were called in to investigate the case.

Detective's processed the scene where the alleged offense was reported to have occurred and gathered evidence.

On September 24, 2015, based on information gleaned from the investigation, Levy N. Pierce, age 28, of Brattleboro was arrested on Western Avenue by Detectives without incident.

Pierce is currently being held at the Brattleboro Police Department on $10,000.00 bail pending his arraignment in Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division, for the offenses of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Restraint in the second degree, and Lewd and Lascivious Conduct.

As this is still considered to be an active investigation, no further information will be released at this time.