Purdue Police investigating a reported rape

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Incident date

April 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.

Incident type

Rape

Location/address

Third St. and Russell Street, West Lafayette, Ind.

Suspect description

White male, early 20s, approximately 6 feet tall and 160 pounds, with dark hair and wearing a gray sock cap and hooded sweatshirt

Incident information

The Purdue University Police Department is investigating a reported case of rape, at Third St and Russell St, and the current investigation is ongoing. The report was made on 5-21-16, 01:01 a.m.  An arrest has not been made. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the police department at 765-494-8221 or report this anonymously at 1-866-818-2620.

Prevention information

Trust your instincts.  If you feel unsafe, get to a save place and call for help.  If you feel uneasy about a situation, trust your instincts and attempt to interrupt the chain of events. Consider using the SAFE walk program for a walking escort. Be mindful of the locations of the blue light emergency telephones (ETS) and use them if you feel threatened.  Use the buddy system and watch out for each other. People who are incapacitated by alcohol or drugs cannot give consent.

Additional resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance at http://www.purdue.edu/sexual_assault or www.purdue.edu/police

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