Assaults raise concerns on campus

A 24-year-old female reported a sexual assault to University Police on Sept. 15 from Boynton Health Service. The crime allegedly occurred at Vincent Hall one week earlier.
The assault allegedly took place Sept. 7 between 3:30 and 4:15 p.m.
University Police investigating the crime could not be reached for comment Tuesday.
At least three sexual assaults have been reported to University Police this month. A stranger allegedly assaulted a 27-year-old woman in a Nicholson Hall restroom Sept. 3.
Members of the Minnesota Women’s Center are planning a panel discussion Tuesday to address the incidents of sexual violence on campus this fall.
Janet al’Azar, a resource specialist for the Minnesota Women’s Center, said Program Against Sexual Violence members will discuss the public safety problem noon on Tuesday in 214 Nicholson Hall.

Benjamin Ganje covers police and welcomes comments at [email protected] He can also be reached at (612) 627-4070 x3225.