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Safety Alert issued after sexual assault reported near Ball State Campus

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Posted at 8:27 AM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 08:27:09-04

MUNCIE — A safety alert has been issued to Ball State students after a sexual assault was reported near campus Friday in the early morning hours.

The Ball State University Police Department received a report of a sexual assault in the 900 block of W. Riverside Avenue. Police have not released any other details about the report at this time.

If you have any information regarding the incident contact the Ball State University Police Department at 765-285-1111.

Ball State also provided the following sexual assault crime prevention tips:

  • Always get verbal consent from your partner.
  • Make sure you have consent. Consent is a clear and freely given yes, not the absence of a no.
  • If you feel uneasy about a situation, trust your instincts and attempt to interrupt the chain of events. Create a distraction and involve others.
  • If you have been the victim of a sexual assault, tell someone.