On January 21, 2020 our agency was informed by Pennsylvania State University Police of a reported anonymous third-party sexual assault report made to Penn State’s Office of Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response which took place in our jurisdiction. At this time, we have not been contacted by any person or victim involved in this incident.
Our agency’s priority in sexual assault reports is to first ensure the victim receives any needed services and aid they may require and secondly that the safety of the public is ensured. We are following up on all information that has been provided to us. We are requesting anyone with direct knowledge that can help with the investigation of any criminal offense to contact our agency to assist with these types of investigations.
Any public statements released from our agency can be found at the following link: http://www.statecollegepa.us/list.aspx From there you would choose “Police Media Releases” where you can view past releases and also sign up for future release notifications and delivery.
We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.