STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) – State College police are investigating a reported sexual assault at a Penn State fraternity. The report says the victim is a student who was allegedly assaulted by four fraternity members at the Alpha Epsilon Pi house on Jan. 15.
A spokesperson for the fraternity says they are cooperating with the police investigation.
“State College Police are investigating this reported criminal matter. As Penn State always does when it receives allegations of this nature involving students, the University’s Office of Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response is also investigating,” Penn State Office of Strategic Communications Associate Vice President Rachel A. Pell said. “Other appropriate offices have been notified and are involved in contacting fraternity leadership and the national organization for this fraternity to seek more information, as further action is contemplated. Penn State is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all students in our community and takes allegations of sexual misconduct seriously. Anyone with information about this alleged assault is urged to contact State College Police at 814-234-7150.”
Authorities have not named any suspects.