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 18, 2016
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-unknown
Reported Offense:
A sexual assault was reported to University Police on October 18th at 1245hrs. The reported assault occurred on October 16,2016 at approx. 0400hrs, in the Penn State Schuylkill Campus Nittany Apartments.The victim, a student, did not provide any additional details regarding the assault location or suspect.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred in an apartment of the Penn State Schuylkill Nittany Apartment buildings. The apartments are located adjacent to the Penn State Schuylkill Campus on University Drive.
Safety tips:
  • Keep doors and windows locked. Report inoperable locks and latches to the appropriate maintenance personnel.
  • 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.
  • 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 570-385-6144 200 University Drive Schuylkill Haven, PA. 17972