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Police receive two reports of sexual assault

The University of Delaware Police Department (UDPD) and the Newark Police Department (NPD) have both received reports of unrelated sexual assaults that occurred early Sunday, Sept. 25, at off-campus locations in Newark.

NPD received a reported case in which an 18-year-old UD student stated that she was sexually assaulted at an unknown residence in the area of Benny Street.

UDPD had a report of an incident in which an 18-year-old UD student was sexually assaulted at an unknown residence on Park Place.


UDPD is committed to assisting victims. UD’s Sexual Offense Support program provides crisis support and victim advocacy and is available 24/7 by calling 302-831-1001 and pressing “1”.  Read more at www.udel.edu/sos and www.udel.edu/knowmore.  

Members of the community are reminded to be vigilant. If you see something, say something. Use the blue light phones and take advantage of the safety aids offered by the LiveSafe app at www.udel.edu/police/livesafe.  

For additional information on safety and wellness topics at UD, visit www.udel.edu/students/safety/.

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