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Sexual assault in Stanford dorm

A female Stanford student reported she was sexually assaulted in her dormitory room sometime between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3. According to the student, an assailant entered her unlocked room and attacked her while she was sleeping.

No description currently is available.

Police chief Marvin Herrington cautioned students and other members of the Stanford community to lock their room doors when alone, to walk in groups at night or call for a SURE escort at 725-SURE. He urged them to call 9-911 to report any suspicious persons.

Anyone having information about this crime should call the Stanford Police Dept. at 723-9633 and ask to speak to Detective Alan James.


By Janet Basu

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