BREAKING: Police investigating sexual assault involving Duquesne student

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief


The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Sexual Assault Unit is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred to a Duquesne student in the morning hours of Labor Day, according to a campus-wide crime alert email.

At 9:44 a.m. on Sept. 3, Duquesne University Police responded to a report that a female Duquesne University student was allegedly sexually assaulted in an unaffiliated apartment building near Duquesne’s campus. The suspect is a male that the victim recently met, according to the crime alert.

The alert said that the Pittsburgh Police will handle the investigation.

Any community member with more information is encouraged to contact either Duquesne University Police at 412-396-2677 or the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police at 911.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.