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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 https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/get-urgent-help for support."

Timely Warning
Possible Threat to the Community
“Your Right to Know”
Feb 15, 2020
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-unknown
Incident Number:
20UP00498
Reported Offense:
A sexual assault was reported to University Police on February 15, 2020 at 0931 hours. The reported sexual assault occurred at an unknown time on February 9, 2020 at Nittany Apartments. Nittany Apartments is located in the South Halls complex. Nittany Apartments is located in the eastern portion of campus, adjacent to Bigler Road and McKean Road. It was reported a student was sexually assaulted by an unknown person.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred at an unknown location at Nittany Apartments. Nittany Apartments is located in the South Halls Complex in the eastern portion of campus, adjacent to Bigler Road and McKean Road.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • 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.

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