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Police issue statement on assault

The UNH Police Department has reported an alleged sexual assault between 10:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) student dormitory Stoke Hall on Sept. 14.  

The victim reported that she was walking down a hallway of Stoke Hall when she was inappropriately grabbed from behind. The victim was unable to identify the suspect’s face, however she reported that he was a white male that was at least 5’3”. The report was received by the UNH Police Department on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 5:30 p.m.  

The University of New Hampshire Emergency Alert system issued an email notification reporting the information and reminding students that if they experience any suspicious activity to call 911 immediately. Additionally, UNH provides the specific resources of the University Police Department and the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP), both can be reached for assistance 24/7.  

The UNH Police Department has requested that if anyone has additional information regarding the ongoing investigation to contact them at 603-862-1427.  

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