Penn State news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Kidnapping reported near Simmons Hall

According to a Penn State news release and a PSUTXT, a Penn State student was reportedly kidnapped on Shortlidge Road near Simmons Hall on Saturday at about 1 a.m.

The victim reported that she was forced into the rear of a dark-colored sedan by an unknown white male, was taken south to College Avenue, and was forced out of the vehicle at an unknown location. The occupants of the sedan attempted to indecently assault the victim, but she escaped on foot.

The occupants are described as “college aged, white males of average height and weight, wearing dark, hooded sweatshirts and scarves covering their faces.”

According to the release, it can be assumed that conditions still exist that could pose a threat to the community. If you have helpful information, call Centre County Police at 814-863-1111. You can also use the Safe Walk Service at 814-865-WALK (9255).

“It is the duty of the institution to warn of possible ‘dangerous conditions’ on or near the campus, and at affiliate organizations off campus; an ‘affirmative duty’ exists to warn persons associated with this University of possible peril at the hands of some third party or parties,” the release explains.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Tim Gilbert

Former Managing Editor of this site, now just makes lots of #content for it from the Phyrst’s Table 69. Senior from Philadelphia. First-generation Penn Stater. I might go to law school after this, but I might not, too. “For the Glory” is in my email signature because I’m a douche. [email protected] is my email if you want to tell me why I suck. Alternatively, you can call me out on Twitter @OlGilb.

Follow on Another Platform
113kFollowers
157kFollowers
54.9kFollowers
4,570Subscribers
State College Links
Other posts by Tim

Penn State’s New Academic Mark Is Just Awful

My brain is not able to understand how a team of people supposedly proficient in this industry gathered, looked at this new mark, and said, “Yes, this will do!”

Penn State Hoops To Host DePaul In Inaugural Gavitt Tipoff

James Franklin To Throw First Pitch At Yankee Stadium On April 28

Pat Freiermuth Trolls Pitt Fan With ‘PSU Is Better!’ Signature

Freiermuth may call Pittsburgh his home now, but he still hasn’t forgotten his roots.

Pat Freiermuth Trolls Pitt Fan With ‘PSU Is Better!’ Signature

Freiermuth may call Pittsburgh his home now, but he still hasn’t forgotten his roots.

Homefield Apparel To Launch Licensed Penn State Merch August 13

Penn State is finally and officially joining the iconic clothing line with a 15-piece collection.

‘Oeuf Boeuf Et Bacon’ French Diner To Open In Former Location Of Baby’s Burgers & Shakes

Oeuf Boeuf et Bacon — which is French for “egg, beef, and bacon” — will tentatively open in September.

 
Send this to a friend