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OFFENSE: Rape - Sexual Assault

LOCATION: Dixon Hall 

DATE: October 3, 2019

Reported to the Police: November 15, 2019

The Kutztown University Department of Public Safety and Police Services are investigating a reported Rape -Sexual Assault, which occurred on October 3, 2019. The incident is reported to have occurred in Dixon Hall. The alleged offender is known to the victim and has been identified to the police.

In response to this incident, the University Police are providing the following information on acquaintance sexual assaults. This information is general in nature and has no relation to this specific incident.

If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help. If you feel uneasy about a situation as someone vulnerable or as a bystander, trust your instincts and attempt to interrupt the chain of events. If you are going out for the evening, tell someone you trust your destination and planned time of return. Perpetrators are responsible for sexual assaults. Perpetrators take advantage of vulnerability and seek opportunities to commit sexual assaults.

If you are victimized, KU has several resources that can help. KU Heart can be reached by calling the SAFE Berks Hotline at 610-372-9540.

Report any suspicious persons or activity to the University Police. Call for an on-campus walking escort when you are without one, by dialing 34002 from any on campus phone or 610-683-4002 from your cell phone.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the University Police at Extension 34001 or 610-683-4001. Confidential information can be given by dialing extension 3TIPS or 38477 from an on-campus telephone.

CA # 07-2019
20191115 M0005
UCR (0200)