Sexual Assault Reported on App State Campus

Published Monday, February 1, 2016 at 10:40 am

A female student at Appalachian State University reported a sexual assault to the ASU Police Department on Sunday morning, according to an alert on the department’s website and an email sent to the Appalachian community.

Here is the information released:

Safety Alert – Sexual Assault

On January 31, 2016 at approximately 6:45 am a female student reported to University Police that after returning from an off campus party, she was sexually assaulted at approximately 2:00 am by three male students from the party while in a campus residence hall.  University Police are investigating the incident and are currently interviewing all parties involved.

The university is providing resources and support to assist the student who reported this incident, and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or any other a crime is encouraged to call the University Police Department at 262-2150, or you may also report crimes anonymously here: http://police.appstate.edu/crime-tip-submission-form.

For information that promotes safety and aids in the prevention of similar incidents, click here: http://appcares.appstate.edu/tips.

For more information on the Clery Act and why you are receiving this info, click here: http://policy.appstate.edu/2015_Campus_Security_and_Fire_Safety_Report#Timely_Warning_Reports_-_Safety_Alerts.

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