Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383


The West Chester University Police Department received a report of an assault that occurred on Saturday morning around 1:00 am 10/26/ 2013. The crime occurred while the victim was walking home in the area of High and Linden streets. The assailant was not known to the victim. The assailant was described on as a white female. No other information was been provided to University police. West Chester Borough Police are investigating the incident and expect to file charges. West Chester Borough Police request that anyone with information relating to this crime contact the West Chester Borough Police Department at 610-696-2700. If you or someone you know has been affected by a criminal act, the Chester County Crime Victim Center provides free, confidential support services to WCU students at their 24 hour hotlines, 610-692 RAPE(7372) or 610-692-7420 (other crimes). On-campus assistance is available through the WCU Women's Center, Counseling Center, Health Center and Office of Judicial Affairs.

  • Avoid walking alone.
  • Limit alcohol use.
  • Use well lit walkways after dark.
  • Let someone know your plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Safety is the responsibility of all of us.
  • Report all crimes and suspicious incidents.