Ithaca, NY – Sexual Assault on College Campus Under Investigation by Authorities
Ithaca, NY (April 23, 2019) – An alert was sent out to students at Ithaca College regarding a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred between the hours of midnight and 4:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, April 21st, according to authorities. The incident was stated to have taken place on the college campus, although no arrest has been made as of Monday night.
According to police in Ithaca, the sexual assault happened as the unidentified victim was walking near a trail in the college’s Nature Lands. The suspect, who also has not been identified, sexually assaulted the victim at that location but there have been no details released concerning the extent of the abuse.
At this time, students are being reminded to always remain aware of their surroundings as much as possible. New York State Police are being assisted in the investigation by the college’s Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
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Above all else, we would first and foremost like to offer our sincere sympathies to the victim of the attacker, as we preserve hope for their ability to physically, mentally, and emotionally recover from this incident. At this time, it is important to understand that, as the victim of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have substantial rights in terms of recovering compensation for the misconduct that you suffered.
At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to holding abusers liable for their horrendous and appalling actions. Our compassionate attorneys are absolutely dedicated to providing victims with the most knowledgeable and experienced representation possible. As members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please contact our attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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