Penn State Police: Suspect to be Charged in Sexual Assault
January 29, 2013 at 4:09 PM by Gant Team
UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State University Police reported today that a suspect has been identified in a sexual assault reported over the weekend and that criminal charges will be filed.
Police reported an indecent assault, constituting a forcible sexual assault, that occurred around 1 a.m. Jan. 26, on the sidewalk located between Shortlidge Road and the east side entrance to the HUB Parking Deck on the University Park campus. The victim, a Penn State student, said a male grabbed her without consent.
University Police also would like to remind the community to:
– Never walk alone at night; call 814-865-WALK (814-865-9225) for an escort.
– Immediately report suspicious activity to University Police. For emergencies, call 911. For University Park nonemergency calls, dial 814-863-1111.
– If you feel you are in an unsafe environment, get to a safe place immediately and call for help.