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Two students report sexual assault on campus

By Daily Egyptian campus desk

Two SIU students report they were victims of sexual assault in separate incidents within the last two months, according to SIU police’s crime log.  
 
A 19-year-old SIU student told police she was sexually assaulted Thursday in Steagall Hall at Thompson Point by a 22-year-old SIU student. They are acquaintances, police say. 
 
The case has been referred to the state’s attorney’s office.
 
Another SIU student, who is unidentified in the crime log, reported to a Campus Security Authority on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by an unidentified SIU student on Feb. 20 in Neely Hall. 
 
The case is being reviewed by SIU’s Office of Diversity and Equity, police report. 
 
 
This is the third incident of sexual assault reported to police this semester. 
 
An SIU student reported to a CSA on Feb. 4 that she was sexually assaulted Jan. 30 by an unidentified SIU student in Mae Smith Hall, according to SIU police’s daily crime log.
 
Last semester, an 18-year-old SIU student reported Dec. 5 that she was assaulted in Schneider Hall by an acquaintance, a 19-year-old SIU student. 
 
SIU police’s daily crime log can be viewed here
 
The Department of Public Safety’s non-emergency number is 618-453-3771.
 
The Daily Egyptian’s campus desk can be reached at 618-536-3325 or [email protected].

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