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Date Posted:11/1/12
Case #:PSU201204889
Crime Date:11/1/12
Crime Time:between 2:14 a.m. and 2:17 a.m
Crime Type:Forcible Fondling
Crime Location:Shortlidge Road and College Avenue
Victim Auth:No
Crime Details:In compliance with the “Timely Notice” prevision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of a disturbing act of violence reported to have occurred near the intersection of Shortlidge Road and College Avenue, on the University Park campus of Penn State University. REPORTED OFFENSE: Reported Forcible Fondling: touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against that person’s will, was reported to have occurred near the intersection of Shortlidge Road and College Avenue between approximately 2:14 a.m. and 2:17 a.m., Thursday, November 1, 2012. Shortlidge Road at College Avenue is located in the south central portion of campus, adjacent to Atherton Residence Hall. SUSPECTS: The suspect is described as a college-aged male wearing a dark jacket and a dark Cossack hat with ear flaps. The victim, a student of Hamilton Hall, reported that sometime between 2:14 a.m. and 2:17 a.m., Thursday, November 1, 2012, the suspect, an unknown male, forcibly grabbed her buttocks. 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 institution to warn of possible “dangerous conditions” on or near the campus, and at affiliate organizations off campus; an “affirmative duty” exits to warn persons associated with this University of possible peril at the hands of some third party or parties. *Do not walk alone. Please call 814-865-WALK, for a free security escort *Report suspicious behavior to University Police immediately If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation, contact the University Police by telephone at (814) 863-1111; in person at 26 Eisenhower Parking Deck; or if you wish, anonymously through “Silent Witness,” at http://www.police.psu.edu. Click on Silent Witness. Information can also be reported to the Center County Crime Stoppers at 1-877-99CRIME. A cash reward of up to $1,000 could be awarded to the individual(s) that provided the information that leads to an arrest.
Agency:Penn State University Police
28 Eisenhower Parking Deck
University Park,PA,16802
phone: 814-863-1111
fax: 814-865-0466
email: police@psu.edu
Posted Online:11/1/12

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