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Sexual Assault Reported on Boston University Campus

The university sent out text message alerts Sunday



    Boston University students received alerts of a sexual assault on Boston University's campus Sunday. (Published Monday, Oct. 24, 2016)

    The Warren Towers at Boston University—home to mostly freshman—is now at the center of a police investigation, after an alleged sexual assault of a student inside the dorm.

    “It’s scary and sad,” said freshman Maddie Hughes who lives inside Warren Towers.

    Boston University Police have released few details about the case, but say it happened early Sunday morning inside the dorm, a set of three buildings on Commonwealth Avenue.

    It was reported to police Sunday afternoon, and then an email and text were sent to the school community, alerting everyone affiliated with BU of the incident.

    Sex Assault Reported on Boston University Campus

    [NECN] Sex Assault Reported on Boston University Campus
    Boston University is warning students after a sexual assault on campus.
    (Published Monday, Oct. 24, 2016)

    “It makes me feel a little bit nervous,” said Samantha Ludden who lives in the dorm. “Security is usually very good here.”

    Investigators say at this point the suspect is unknown, and no description is available.

    Most students living at Warren Towers say they feel the dorm’s security is adequate.

    “The security measures are pretty strong for people to get in the dorms,” said Warren Towers resident Zach McCollum. “For guests to get in you really have to go through a process.”

    Campus police say they are actively investigating this crime and they are looking for tips and leads to help solve the case.

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