Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Nov. 18 - 24, 2013

Story Number: NNS131129-13Release Date: 11/29/2013 10:13:00 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 22 initial reports across the Navy from Nov. 18 - 24.

This time frame reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; however, four 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:

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

* Among the alleged offenders, 21 were male and three were female.

o The vast majority were known to their alleged victims. One was E-7 or above, eight were petty officers, two were E-3 or below, one was a civilian, and twelve were unknown.

* Within the reported incidents, 16 are alleged to be service member on service member.

* Among the alleged victims, one was an officer, ten were petty officers, ten were E-3 and below, and two were civilians. Of these reported, 17 were female, and six 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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