IUPD investigates reported rape at Memorial Hall | #tinder | #pof


The Indiana University Police Department is investigating a reported rape that occurred Oct. 6 in Memorial Hall, according to a university email sent to students Wednesday morning.

A suspect has not been located yet, police said. The student and suspect met on the dating app Tinder. They went to the student’s room in Memorial Hall, where the incident occurred, police said. 

IUPD does not currently know the suspect’s identity, but the investigation team is looking into the suspect’s Tinder profile, IUPD Deputy Chief Shannon Bunger said. It is believed the suspect is not an IU Bloomington student, according to the email.

If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault or rape, there are resources to help. The Division of Student Affairs offers confidential support. To speak to a confidential victim advocate, call 812-856-2469 or email cva@indiana.edu. For more resources in Bloomington, click here. Call 911 in an emergency. 

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The opening date is unclear.

The employee, who is not a patrol officer, tested positive on Tuesday.

Parents, students and faculty attended a virtual community meeting Oct. 6.

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