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Sexual assault reported in southeast residence hall

The university has not released the exact location of a sexual assault reported on campus this week; however, a crime warning sent to students today said it took place in a southeast residence hall.

A sexual assault occurred on campus earlier this week, according to a crime warning UW-Madison students received via email Thursday.

The assault happened on Oct. 13 around 7 p.m. in a Southeast residence hall. The warning did not specify which hall.

According to the warning, the victim and the offender knew each other. The incident was not reported to police, so there is currently no investigation underway.

The warning suggested that students speak up or call the authorities if they witness inappropriate or disrespectful behavior. It also stated the university does not prohibit sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking.

University officials could not release further information on the incident. 

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