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Forcible Sex Offense-known

"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”
Mar 12, 2021
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-known
Incident Number:
21UP00418
Reported Offense:
A Sexual Assault was reported to University Police at 5:30 p.m. on March 21, 2021. The reported assault occurred between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on March 12, 2021 in the East Residence Hall complex. The East Residence Hall complex is located in the northeastern portion of campus adjacent to Bigler Rd and Park Ave. The victim, a student, reported being sexually assaulted by a known male inside a Residence Hall room.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred in a Residence Hall room located in the East Residence Hall complex. The East Residence Hall complex is located in the northeastern portion of Campus, adjacent to Bigler Rd and Park Ave.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • Get verbal consent from your partner, and don't assume you know what the other person wants.
  • Listen to your partner. If you are getting unclear messages, stop.
  • Perpetrators are responsible for sexual assaults. Perpetrators take advantage of vulnerability and seek opportunities to commit sexual assaults.
  • 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.

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