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Sexual assault center receives harassing phone calls

Staff of the Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center in Duluth, pictured here, have reported receiving harassing phone calls. (File photo)

Staff of the Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center in Duluth, pictured here, have reported receiving harassing phone calls. (File photo)

DULUTH — Staff with the Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center, who assist victims of sexual abuse, have become victims of harassment.

According to a Gwinnett County Police Department incident report, a caller who initially reported she had been sexually abused by her uncle has continued to call the Duluth center over the past few months, cursing at on-call workers and leaving harassing messages. Staff initially tried to assist the caller, who reportedly became defensive and would hang up.

Police have identified a possible address for the caller and are continuing to investigate the incidents.

The Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center offers free, comprehensive care and treatment for victims and families impacted by crimes of sexual assault or child sexual abuse in Gwinnett.