Stranger Sexual Assault

State College Police responded to a reported sexual assault at 3:32 am on April 3, 2011.  The female victim, a Penn State student, reported she was walking on the 100 block of West Fairmount Avenue between 2:45 am and 3:20 am when the victim observed a group of males walking in the area.  A short while later the victim encountered one of the males from the group walking directly behind her.  The unknown male spoke to the victim and then attacked the victim by dragging her behind bushes.  The suspect male removed the victim's clothing while sexually and physically assaulting her.  The victim did not know this male.

The victim fled once the suspect male left the area.  The victim sustained injury and was transported to the Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment.  The suspect is described as being a white male, medium build, college-aged, unshaven with dark colored hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150 or submit an anonymous tip through the web.  You can also call Centre County Crimestoppers to report a tip on a crime anonymously at 1-877-99-CRIME or submit an anonymous tip via email to: tip@centrecountycrimestoppers.org.  CRIMESTOPPERS pays rewards of up to $1,000 if your information leads to an arrest.

Incident SCP201103053
Detective J. W. Aston #3290

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