ROANOKE,Va. -

The Roanoke Police Department and Roanoke City Sheriff's Office are conducting an investigation after an inmate says he was sexually assaulted.

The man says he was assaulted by two other inmates while he was in the Roanoke City jail on Wednesday, January 22.  He reported the incident the next day.

The man says one of the men pinned him down while the other sexually assaulted him.

He says after he was assaulted, one of the men told him he would kill him if he said anything.