Kern County DA opens sexual assault office at hospital

Kern County DA opens sexual assault office at hospital
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County District Attorney's Office has a new place for sexual assault victims find refuge anytime of day or night.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday morning for a new office at San Joaquin Community Hospital, which includes a sexual assault response team.

Officials at the office, on the first floor of the hospital, will be able to collect evidence and examine assault victims.