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University Police Investigating Rape in Pollock Halls

by on July 20, 2013 11:06 AM

Penn State Police are investigating a rape reported Friday, according to the “Timely Notification” section of the police website.

The incident occurred between midnight and 3 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2013, in the Pollock Residence Halls Complex on Penn State’s campus.

The victim, a student, is known to the suspect, also a student, according to the release.

As safety tips, police suggest not walking alone late at night. Individuals can call 814-865-WALK for a free security escort. Any suspicious behavior should be immediately reported to the police.

Anyone with helpful information is asked to contact University Police at 814-863-1111 or submit an anonymous tip here.

Tips can also be submitted to Centre County Crimestoppers by emailing [email protected] Anyone who provides insight that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a $1,000 reward from the volunteer organization.

Drew Balis is a Penn State graduate, freelance reporter and frequent contributor to
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