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Aggravated Assault

Timely Warning
Possible Threat to the Community
“Your Right to Know”
Oct 17, 2021
Type of Report:
Aggravated Assault
Incident Number:
21UP02491
Reported Offense:
University Police received a third party report of an Aggravated Assault on October 17, 2021 at 11:15 AM. The reported assault occurred on October 16, 2021 at approximately 11:00 PM. The assault occurred in the area of Old Main. Old Main is centrally located between College Avenue and Pollock Road. The victim, a student, reported to a third party to be physically assaulted by an unknown person with an unknown object.
Location Description:
The incident reportedly occurred in the area of Old Main. Old Main is located in the south central portion of campus between College Avenue and Pollock Road.
Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability:
  • If you feel you are being followed, cross the street, yell, run and look for a well-lit area or occupied building.
  • Take money for a taxi with you or use the Safe Walk Service 865-WALK (9255).
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.
  • Use the buddy system and watch out for each other.

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