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Laval University student alleges Liberal MNA sexually assaulted her

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WATCH ABOVE: Allegations of sexual assault have surfaced against a Quebec Liberal MNA by a Laval University student. Global's Raquel Fletcher reports – Oct 20, 2016

Allegations of sexual assault have surfaced against a Quebec Liberal MNA by a Laval University student.

It is not clear if the student was also a victim of the recent break-ins at the Quebec City university’s Alphonse-Marie-Parent residence.

The student’s claim against the politician, who is not a minister, was made at the vigil for victims of the break-ins Wednesday evening.

READ MORE: Vigil held in Quebec City over alleged cases of sexual assault

She said she was assaulted at her place of work, a restaurant, in 2014.

“I was there last night when I heard that young woman talking about the aggression she lived and it really troubled me,” said Nathalie Roy, a Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) MNA.

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“My heart stopped when she said it was an MNA – and that really scared me.”

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said he is “verifying” with his caucus members in light of the allegations.

“I’m not the police, I’m not a judge, I’m not even a lawyer,” said Couillard.

“But I just want to tell Quebecers that to me, this is significant, not just significant, but crucially important for our society.”

Quebec City police are investigating.

There have been no arrests.

“[Women] must feel safe and be safe everywhere every time of the day,” said Couillard.

“I have a daughter, a grand-daughter and to me this is something personally important.”

WATCH BELOW: Alleged sexual assault at Laval University

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Alleged sexual assault at Laval University – Oct 17, 2016

Since the first alleged case of sexual assault where a suspect broke into the student residence Friday, Oct. 14, another 14 people have come forward.

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READ MORE: Quebec City police investigating alleged sexual assaults at Laval University

Quebec City police are now investigating 15 cases of breaking and entering and sexual assault.