Police were called to Evanston Township High School after a school officer found a 14-year-old male student allegedly forcing a 15-year-old girl to perform a sex act on him in the school's stairwell during class hours, NBC Chicago reports.
After the boy was taken into custody, the following statement was posted to the school's web site.
"... It was learned through an investigation conducted by Evanston Police Juvenile Bureau detectives and in cooperation with Evanston Township High School staff that the 14 year old male student had physically forced the 15 year old female to perform a sex act against her will.
The 14 year old male student was taken into custody and subsequently charged with one count of criminal sexual assault a class 1 felony. The male was remanded to the custody of the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center."
Evanston Patch reports the names of the boy and the female victim are not being released due to their ages.