Forcible Sex Offense-unknown

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

Timely Warning
Possible Threat to the Community
“Your Right to Know”
Oct 05, 2015
Date and Time of Incident:
Oct 3rd 2015 at 11:59pm — Oct 4th 2015 at 01:00am
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-unknown
Incident Number:
2015-0876
Reported Offense:
A sexual assault was reported to University Police on October 4, 2015 at 8:24 P.M. The reported assault occurred on October 3, 2015 between 11:59 P.M. and October 4, 2015 at 01:00 A.M. along the sidewalk behind Cedar Hall. Cedar Hall is located along Residence Hall Drive adjacent to Gwin Road. The victim, a student, reported the unknown male approached her and inappropriately touched her attempting to commit sexual acts.
Location Description:
This incident reported occurred on the sidewalk behind Cedar Hall. Cedar Hall is along Residence Hall Drive and parallel with Gwin Road

Appearance of suspect is reported to be:

Race:
White
Sex:
Male
Height:
5'9" - 6'0"
Weight:
Unknown
Hair Color:
Unknown
Eye Color:
Unknown
Age:
Unknown
Additional Description:
Wearing a dark hoodie. No facial hair or glasses
Safety tips:
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.
  • Report all suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities to your University Police department immediately.
  • Do not admit strangers into your residence hall.
  • 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