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NDSP investigates assault case on campus

Observer Staff Report | Thursday, March 4, 2010

Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) is investigating a sexual assault reported Tuesday.
According to an e-mail sent to the student body Thursday, the assault took place in a campus residence hall on Feb. 28.

The reported assault was committed by an acquaintance, NDSP said in the e-mail.
NDSP is required by federal law to report sexual assaults occuring on campus.

The most recent prior sexual assault was reported on Jan. 23. A student reported being assaulted around 2 a.m. on the northwest side of campus. The victim was approached from behind and then assaulted.

Information about sexual assault prevention and resources for survivors of sexual assault is available from NDSP at ndsp.nd.edu and at the Office of Student Affairs Web site at osa.nd.edu/health-safety/assault/