The offender may have left behind evidence such as fibres, hairs, saliva, semen, or clothing. If this is the case and you would like to report the assault, do not wash, comb, or clean any part of your body.
Do not change clothes if possible, so hospital staff can collect evidence. Do not touch or change anything at the scene of the assault.
The police may take you to a crisis care unit at a local hospital emergency department, where you will be supported by a local CASA counsellor.
The police, with your permission, may call a forensic medical examiner to collect evidence from you. This may include taking clothing, and samples of skin, saliva and semen that may have been left behind by the offender.