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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”
Jan 21, 2020
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-unknown
Incident Number:
20UP00183
Reported Offense:
A Sexual Assault was reported to University Police via on-line submission on January 21, 2020 at 8:31 a.m. The sexual assault was reported to have occurred at an unknown time on January 15, 2020, at the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity is located at 240 E. Prospect Ave in the Borough of State College. The unknown victim, reported to be a student, disclosed to a third party being sexually assaulted by four unidentified fraternity brothers.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred at the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity is located at 240 E. Prospect Ave in the Borough of State College.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • Do not admit strangers into your residence hall.
  • Do not accept rides or walking accompaniment from people you don't know well or trust.
  • Perpetrators are responsible for sexual assaults. Perpetrators take advantage of vulnerability and seek opportunities to commit sexual assaults.
  • Report all suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities to your University Police department immediately.
  • 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.
  • Tell someone you trust your destination and planned time of return.
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.
  • Keep doors and windows locked. Report inoperable locks and latches to the appropriate maintenance personnel.

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) 863-1111 26 Eisenhower Parking Deck, University Park, PA 16802