Police: Chain email about Gautier sex assaults not true

GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) - GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) - Gautier Police are investigating a chain email that's been circulating Jackson County regarding a series of sexual assaults which have not been reported to police.

The email warns women to be cautious and describes three assaults that allegedly occurred within the last week within the city.

Gautier Police say the reports don't appear to be true, and they're asking folks to stop forwarding the email. They say most of the emails have been widely circulated through the Northrop Grumman email database.

Gautier Police stress that anyone with information about a sexual assault or other crime in the city should call the department at (228) 497-2486. They promise to keep all calls confidential.

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