Sexual Assault Reported to UNCW Police Department

Friday, August 22, 2014

Consistent with the requirements of the Clery Act, UNCW is providing the following information to the campus.

At approximately 11:00 A.M. on Thursday morning a sexual assault was reported to the UNCW Police Department. The assault allegedly occurred earlier on Thursday morning at the on-campus residence of the female student victim. The alleged male suspect, also a UNCW student, is an acquaintance of the victim. UNCW police are investigating the case and, at this time, are not releasing further information.

UNCW and the greater Wilmington area have several resources available to assist victims of sexual assaults and other crimes, and to help prevent these types of circumstances from occurring. To learn more, please visit the webpage for UNCW’s Center for Assault Response and Education (CARE), where you can access information about personal safety, how to provide assistance to friends, and contact information for many services available both on and off campus.

To contact the University’s police department:

• In an Emergency dial 911 from any on-campus phone and cell phone.

• Non-emergency calls can be placed to 910.962.2222

• To share information anonymously call 962-TIPS or by e-mail from

• Text-a-Tip, text TIP708 and your message to CRIMES (274637). Your message must begin with TIP 708.