Villanova University investigating reported sex assault at residence hall

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Authorities are investigating a reported sex assault at Villanova University.

VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Villanova University is investigating a reported sex assault on campus.

Students were alerted to the incident after the victim notified officials on Tuesday

The assault reportedly took place in an on-campus residence hall room early Sunday morning.

Villanova says the alleged attacker is also a student.

"Villanova University does not tolerate sexual assault or sexual violence in any form. Sexual assault is a violation of University policy, Pennsylvania law, and federal Title IX regulations. It is also a violation of our sense of community and care for one another," said the university in a safety alert.

No other information is being released at this time.