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”
Aug 27, 2015
Date and Time of Incident:
Aug 25th 2015 at 05:00pm — Aug 25th 2015 at 05:30pm
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-known
Incident Number:
15-15-1280
Reported Offense:
A Sexual Assault was reported to University Police on August 26, 2015 at 10:45pm. The reported assault occurred on August 25, 2015 between 5:00pm and 5:30pm in the Village Residence Halls. The victim; a student, reported a known male student inappropriately touched her.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred in the Village Residence Halls. The Village Residence Halls complex is located in the south portion of campus, adjacent to Tulpehocken Road and Berkshire Blvd.

Appearance of suspect is reported to be:

Race:
Unknown
Sex:
Male
Height:
Unknown
Weight:
Unknown
Hair Color:
Unknown
Eye Color:
Unknown
Age:
Unknown
Additional Description:
The suspect is known to the victim.
Safety tips:
  • Get verbal consent from your partner, and don't assume you know what the other person wants.
  • 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.
  • Listen to your partner. If you are getting unclear messages, stop.
  • 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 610-396-6111 Tulpehocken Road P.O.Box 7009 Reading, PA. 19610