An Auburn student reported Friday that she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance in her residence Thursday night.
An email from Auburn Campus Safety and Security said the acquaintance is not affiliated with the University.
The alleged victim said the assailant met with her in her residence and left before re-entering without her permission.
This was the second time Auburn Safety and Security has emailed this week. The first was an alleged drugging at a fraternity house.
Statistics indicate that 90 percent of rapes or attempted rapes on college campuses are committed by acquaintances. Depending on the nature of the circumstance, forcible sexual contact can be a felony.
The email advised students to not allow unauthorized people into residence halls.
It also advised victims to preserve evidence and immediately contact emergency hotlines and seek medical attention, such as the East Alabama Medical Center.
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