Forcible Sex Offense-known

"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”
Feb 25, 2016
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-known
Incident Number:
2016-0140
Reported Offense:
A forcible sexual assault was reported to University Police on February 24, 2016 at 8:51PM. The reported assault occurred between November 8th and November 14th, 2015 during the afternoon hours in Oak Hall. Oak Hall is located on the eastern border of the campus and adjacent to Rider Road, Logan Township, PA 16601. The victim, a student, reports that a known male with whom she'd had a relationship, inappropriately touched her and forced her to commit sexual acts.
Location Description:
Oak Hall, first floor, victim's room; located on the eastern border of the campus and adjacent to Rider Road, Logan Township, PA 16601.
Additional Information:
The suspect is a former Penn State Altoona student who is not now permitted into any residence hall located on the campus of Penn State Altoona.

Appearance of suspect is reported to be:

Race:
White
Sex:
Male
Height:
6'01"
Weight:
190
Hair Color:
Blond
Eye Color:
Blue
Age:
18
Safety tips:
  • Don’t feel obligated to do anything you don’t want to. “I don’t want to” is always a good enough reason.
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.
  • Sexual Assault is a second degree felony in the state of PA. Sentencing can include up to 10 years in prison, fines, and psychiatric treatment.
  • 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