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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”
Sep 11, 2021
Type of Report:
Forcible Sex Offense-known
Incident Number:
21UP01859
Reported Offense:
On September 11, 2021 at approximately 9:38 a.m. University Police received a third-party report of an Indecent Assault occurring on August 23, 2021 at approximately 12:00 a.m. The reported assault occurred in a residence hall room 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. The victim, a student, reportedly was inappropriately touched by a person known to the victim.
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 the Curtin Road and Bigler Road.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • Don’t feel obligated to do anything you don’t want to. “I don’t want to” is always a good enough reason.
  • 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.
  • 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