Campus Alert: Assault Reported
From Campus Safety:
On Monday, October 15, officials at the College received information that a male student had been sexually assaulted in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 12, at an off-campus location in a nearby town. The student reports being approached near campus while carrying a construction sign, by a person implying he was an enforcement authority. The student was transported in the subject’s vehicle, initially voluntarily, to the location where the assault occurred and was returned to campus by the subject. The Keene Police Department and the department in the town where the assault occurred have been notified and an investigation is in process.
No other incidents of this nature have been reported in our area; however, we remind all members of the Keene State College community to ask for identification from any non-uniformed personnel identifying themselves as police officers or other enforcement personnel.
Friday, October 19, 2001
This is an update on the crime alert sent out on Tuesday, October 16 regarding the off-campus sexual assault of a male student.
The investigation conducted by the Keene Police Department and the Swanzey Police Department of the sexual assault has resulted in the identification and arrest of the suspect.