Spelman College investigating accusations of rape made on social media

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Officials at Spelman College are trying to make contact with an anonymous person on Twitter who claims she was raped by four Morehouse College students.

Students at Spelman College held a silent protest Tuesday night hours after the school launched an investigation into rape accusations.

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Someone claiming to be a freshman at the college posted a series of social media messages stating she was raped by four male students from Morehouse College. The anonymous poster said she filed a report with public safety, but claims the school took a month to contact her and then questioned her about her attire the night of the attack.

The posts quickly circulated the web with hundreds of comments using the hashtag #RapedByMorehouse.

Spelman College President Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell released a letter to students Wednesday:

"Yesterday, many of you read on social media a disturbing account of sexual violence against a Spelman woman. I know that members of our Spelman community join me in expressing heartbreak and outrage over the incidents and experiences recounted on Twitter. Because the Twitter account is anonymous, I tweeted an invitation to @RapedAtSpelman to reach out to me personally so I, and the College, can provide full assistance and support. We continue to follow leads to identify the victim to offer our help and services."

In the letter Dr. Campbell also said the college plans to hire additional staff to advocate for victims/survivors and that they are in the process of an in-depth review of all of Spelman's policies, practices and training materials related to all reports of sexual violence.

In a statement to FOX 5 on Wednesday from Atlanta Police read:

"At this time the Atlanta Police Department does not have any knowledge of this incident and is not currently investigating this case."