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CRIME ALERT- Public Notification

CrimeAlert: Sexual Assault – 100 Block of Thurston Avenue – March 17, 2022 On March 30, 2022 at approximately 1:22 p.m. the Cornell University Police received a complaint of a sexual assault that occurred on March 17, 2022, at approximately 1:00 a.m. The reported assault took place between Ridgewood Road and the 100 Block of Thurston Ave. The victim reports that she was sexually assaulted by an unknown suspect. The investigation is being handled by the Ithaca Police Department and is currently ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Ithaca Police Department at (607) 272-9973 or Cornell University Police at (607) 255-1111 at any time. Investigative information or suspected criminal activity can be reported by dialing 911 or utilizing the RAVE Guardian app. The Cornell University Police reminds community members that perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. You can take specific actions to reduce your vulnerability: Perpetrators take advantage of vulnerability and seek opportunities to commit sexual assaults. Trust your instincts. If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help. Be active in supporting a safe and respectful community. If you see others engaging in disrespectful or inappropriate actions, speak up and get involved, or contact someone else to assist. Sexual Harassment and Assault – Response and Education information is available at