NOPD: student sexually assaulted on school bus

New Orleans, La. - A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a school bus Monday afternoon, according the New Orleans Police Department.

The incident happened around 1:20pm in the 4300 block of Almonaster Road.

Police say another student on the bus allegedly committed the assault.

The victim told police she and the suspect were the last two passengers on the bus.

The suspect approached the victim and the victim alleges that the suspect sexually assaulted her.  The suspect then exited the bus when it arrived at his stop.  The victim did not report the incident to the bus driver and exited the bus at her stop.

The victim informed her school counselor about the incident on Thursday.

Police say they have identified a suspect and detectives are investigating the incident.