Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Nov 4 - Nov 10, 2013

Story Number: NNS131115-01Release Date: 11/15/2013 2:56:00 AM
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From the Office of the Chief of Information

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults is compiled based on 19 initial reports from across the Navy between Nov. 4 and Nov. 10.

This time frame reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; however, three of these reported incidents also occurred during this period.

Every one of these reports will be fully investigated. Looking at this snapshot in time, we see the following:

* Eight reports come from events that occurred on-base, nine from events that occurred off-base, and two from unknown locations.

* All 20 of the alleged offenders were male.

o The vast majority were known to their alleged victims. One was E-7 or above, ten were petty officers, two were E-3 or below, two were midshipmen, two were civilians, and three were unknown.

* Within the reported incidents, 14 are alleged to be service member on service member.

* Among the alleged victims, ten were petty officers, five were E-3 and below, one was a midshipman, and three were civilians. Of these reported, 16 were female and three were male.

To contact a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at the Department of Defense Safe Help Line, call (877) 995-5247.

To learn more about Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program, visit

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