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Sexual assault reported at Duke University

Posted July 14, 2011

 Duke University

— Duke University police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that was reported on July 10.

Police say the incident is alleged to have happened at Central Campus Apartments.

“(We are) investigating a report of a sexual assault involving a male student and a female student who were acquainted before this incident. No charges have been filed," Duke Police Chief John Dailey said in a statement.

No other information was released.


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  • sarahsoandso Jul 21, 2011

    mrlee34: "real truth" is redundant and "truth" is thrown around quite loosely these days.

  • wattsdavm2 Jul 15, 2011

    Duke University Police Case Number 2011-01479
    Date Reported 7/10/2011
    Time Reported 7:55PM
    Date/Time Occurred 7/08/2011 at 11:30 p.m. to 7/09/2011 at 1:45 a.m.
    Location Oregon Street Apartments
    Description Alleged Sexual Assault involving two Acquaintances
    Disposition Pending Source: DUKE COMMUNITY SAFETY REPORT Compiled by the Duke University Police Department WEEK OF July 4 – July 10, 2011 * Note how the report uses the word "alleged" * Note the date and time covers 2 hours and 15 minutes. It either occurred for 2 hours 15 minutes or it happended for an indeterminate amount of time during a 2 hours 15 minute window * Note that this occured Friday night to Saturday morning, but was not reported until 7:55PM Sunday night * Oregon Street Apartments are **4 apartment buildings (#205, #206, #301, #302) on Oregon Street **located on Duke's Central Campus a short walk from the Sara Duke Gardens **owned and operated by Duke **Duke University Police are on Oregon ST!


    Wow a lot of info here, Thanks WRAL!

  • evanthemack Jul 14, 2011

    Was it an assault or a case of overindulgence of alcohol?

  • between_the_lines Jul 14, 2011

    this only made news because it happened at Duke

  • mrlee34 Jul 14, 2011

    that may be the case sarahnoandno but at least he is posting a link to the real truth

  • sarahsoandso Jul 14, 2011

    american revolution II.... In case you aren't aware, repeatedly posting a website that is not relevant to any of the stories you are attaching it to is SPAM. Hello? Moderator? American Revolution II is spamming the message board. Please advise.

  • formerdevil123 Jul 14, 2011

    Come on John its been four days.Are we waiting on the second floor of the Allen building.