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Forcible Sex Offense-known

"This warning addresses a report of sexual misconduct. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Visit for support."

Timely Warning
Possible Threat to the Community
“Your Right to Know”
Mar 21, 2015
Date and Time of Incident:
Mar 21st 2015 at 12:30am
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-known
Incident Number:
Reported Offense:
An Indecent Assault was reported to University Police on March 21, 2015 at 5:17 am. The reported assault occurred on March 21, 2015 at approximately 12:30 am in a Spruce Hall resident room. The victim, a visitor, reported the male, whom is known to her, inappropriately touched her while she was sleeping.
Location Description:
Spruce Hall resident room. Spruce Hall is located on the north side of Campus, along Gwin Road.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • Get verbal consent from your partner, and don't assume you know what the other person wants.
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.
  • Listen to your partner. If you are getting unclear messages, stop.
  • Perpetrators are responsible for sexual assaults. Perpetrators take advantage of vulnerability and seek opportunities to commit sexual assaults.

It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the University community. It is the duty of the administration to warn of possible "dangerous conditions" on or near the campus, and at affiliate organizations off campus; an "affirmative duty" exists to warn persons associated with the University of possible peril at the hands of some third party or parties.

Penn State University Police at 814-949-5222 236 E Wopsononack Ave. Altoona, PA.16601