Do I need to report this sex assault to law enforcement?
If it is child sexual abuse, yes.
If it is an adult, no.
However, you have the option of being examined at a hospital with a SANE program where you will be examined (at no cost to you) for any injury and given treatment and information re: STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) and/or pregnancy. Evidence is collected and is held for up to two years. If you chose to report at any time during this 2-year period the evidence will be handed over to the law enforcement agency where the crime occurred per your instructions.
You may also call the Mountain Peace Shelter, (303) 838-8181 for confidential assistance with this process.Mountain Peace Shelter

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1. Do I need to report this sex assault to law enforcement?
2. What is SANE?
3. Who pays for the sex assault exams?
4. Where are SANE hospitals?
5. Is there counseling available for sex assault victims?