In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Morrisville State College is giving notice of a reported attempted assault that took place on campus.
Reported Offense: A female Morrisville State College student reported that and unknown black male held a knife to her neck and threatened to physically assault her. No sexual assault took place. The student was able to kick her attacker, break free and leave the area. The incident took place on the sidewalk in the area of the Auto Body Building and Morrisville Commons on 8/26/12 between the hours of 12:49 am and 1:07 am.
Suspect(s): The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 18-20 years of age, large muscular build with short hair wearing a brown or black imitation leather jacket and jeans.
It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place. Since the suspects have not been apprehended the community is urged to take precautions. Remember to walk in groups of two (2) or more, carry your cell phone or use the Blue Light Phones, and report ALL suspicious activity to the NYS University Police by dialing (315)684-6410, #87 from your college cell phone or using 911.
Anyone having information regarding this case may call the NYS University Police at Morrisville-(315)684-6410.
By Authority of Chief Enrico D'Alessandro-NYSUP Morrisville
Lieutenant Eric W. Collins
NYS University Police @ Morrisville
1st Floor, Brooks Hall
P.O. Box 901
Morrisville, NY 13408