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Former Penn State Wrestler Sentenced to Jail; Police Also Investigating Report of Rape On Campus

by on August 30, 2012 5:29 PM

Andrew Long, a former Penn State wrestler who went to trial for assaulting a woman when she was sleeping, was sentenced to one year in jail on Thursday. 

Long will not be sent to state prison, though, and was not assessed to be a sexually violent predator, but he will be registered for life on the Megan's Law database, according to the Centre Daily Times

Long took a plea deal with the Centre County District Attorney's Office, requiring him to plead guilty to aggravated indecent assault in return for the dismissal of an attempted rape charge. 

In other news:

  • Penn State Police are investigating a report of rape reported by a university employee on Wednesday. 

According to the university police daily log, at 1:14 p.m Wednesday, a Penn State employee reported a sexual assault occurred in a residence hall, though police did not list the exact building. 

Police said the assailant was known.

No further information could be released regarding the incident pending investigation. 

Laura Nichols is a news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.
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