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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 23, 2021
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-known
Incident Number:
21UP00536
Reported Offense:
A third-party report of an attempted sexual assault was reported to University Police on March 23, 2021, at 1:30 PM. The reported assault occurred on March 16, 2021, in an East Halls complex residence hall room. The East Halls complex is located in the north eastern portion of campus, adjacent to Curtin Road and Bigler Road. The victim, a student, reported a known male attempted to sexually assault them.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred in a residence hall room located in the East Halls complex. The East Halls complex is located in the north eastern portion of campus, adjacent to Curtin Road and Bigler Road.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • 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