BREAKING: Sexual battery reported to campus police

Incident occurred May 12 at Parking Structure 3


Chris Woodard

Parking Structure 3 located across from the Sacramento State Police Department at Sac State Tuesday, May 8, 2018. An occurrence of sexual battery at the structure was reported to campus police May 12, 2023. (Graphic made in Canva by Chris Woodard)

Johnathan Rutz

Content warning: This article covers the topic of sexual battery. 

Editors note: This story was updated May 26, with additional information provided by Sacramento State Police.

An incident of sexual battery was reported to campus police May 15, according to Sacramento State Police Department’s crime log

A woman reported to Sac State PD she was inappropriately touched by an individual she was acquainted with in Parking Structure 3 on May 12, Sac State police said.

Currently, the woman who reported the incident is not pressing charges and the University is investigating what sanctions are appropriate police said.

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This marks another incident of sexual assault and battery reported on campus over the 2022-2023 academic year. In the spring 2023 semester alone, there have been four other reports of sexual assault, including reports of rape at Klamath Hall and American River Courtyard