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The Observer

Sexual battery, strangulation reported in men’s residence hall

An incident in a men’s residence hall resulting in four criminal offenses including sexual battery reportedly occurred between 11 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 8 a.m. on Nov. 17, according to the University’s daily crime log.

The other offenses were domestic battery, criminal confinement and strangulation. Indiana law states that domestic battery is an offense committed against a family or household member.

Strangulation and sexual battery were also reported in an on campus non-academic building on Sept. 28, according to the crime log. NDPD additionally sent an email alert to students about an on-campus drugging which occurred in a men’s residence hall between Sept. 29 and 30. In the 2022-2023 Sexual Conduct and Campus Climate Survey Report, 5% of male and 19% of female students answered that they experienced a form of non-consensual sexual contact while at Notre Dame.

According to the report, 3% of male and 4% of female students answered that they reported this non-consensual sexual contact to the University.