USD Student Reports Sexual Assault On Campus

A student at the University of South Dakota reported a sexual assault that allegedly occurred on Monday.

The University Communications department says the student reported the rape on Halloween morning. According to the police report, the incident happened at Beede Hall between 9:52 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. They say they don’t know if the suspect is a student or not, but the victim was referred to their counseling and support services.

The University Police Department wouldn’t answer any questions regarding the incident. The Vermillion Police Department, who is handling the investigation, says they won’t comment on the situation other than the public isn’t in any danger.