Police say Man Entered Apartment, Indecently Assaulted Woman
March 03, 2014 10:40 AM
by Steve Bauer
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A Maryland man is facing indecent assault charges following a frightening incident in State College on Sunday.

It happened in the 700 block of University Drive.

Police say 20-year-old Justin Blake went inside an apartment and got into bed with a 21-year-old Penn State student who was asleep.

The man allegedly touched the woman sexually. The victim was able to get out of her room and wake up her roommates.

According to a statement from the State College Police Department, the occupants made the inturder leave their apartment.

The occupants called 911. Police, armed with a description, stopped a suspect who witnesses identified as the man who had been in the apartment and assaulted the victim.

Police arrested Blake of Newburg, Md. In addition to indecent assault, Blake is also charged with burglary and trespass.

Investigators say Blake was in town visiting friends for State Patty's Day. He was taken to the Centre County Correctional Facility and later released on $30,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing will be held March 12.

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