Sexual Assault

Metro Mobility Driver Accused Of Sexually Assaulting PassengerA 44-year-old Minneapolis man is charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a vulnerable female adult while working as a metro mobility driver, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
NW Wis. Man Charged With Sexually, Physically Abusing Boy For 2 YearsA Northwestern Wisconsin volunteer fire fighter is being accused of child abuse and sexual assault, according to criminal charges. According to the charges, Virgil A. Hansen, 65, has been charged with sexual assault and exploitation, physical abuse, trafficking and prostitution and enticement of a child.
Charges: Holistic Healer Accused Of Groping WomenPolice say a man posed as a doctor and went too far with some of his patients. Three women have accused Fredy Escobar of fondling them at his St. Paul clinic. Police arrested him last week, and he has since posted bond.
1st Person Of Interest In Wetterling Abduction Wants His Name ClearedAuthorities continue to ask for more information about Danny Heinrich, the man identified as a person of interest by law enforcement in the Jacob Wetterling case a week ago Thursday. But there is another person of interest named publicly in 2010. Dan Rassier is a school band teacher, and Wetterling was abducted at the end of his quarter-mile-long driveway.
'U' Email Reveals Investigation Into Possible Football Player MisconductThe University of Minnesota has investigated a series of sexual misconduct allegations against Gopher football players that it says did not result in criminal charges. An internal university email does not identify the players involved in the incidents, or when they happened.
Blackduck Man Convicted Of 2 Rapes On Red Lake ReservationA 66-year-old northern Minnesota man was convicted Friday of sexually abusing two women on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The U.S. Attorney's Office says William Andrew Clark, of Blackduck, was found guilty of one count of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of sexual abuse in connection to two rapes on the reservation.
Fugitive From Hennepin Co. 'Most Wanted' List ArrestedA fugitive from the Hennepin County "Most Wanted" list has been arrested, according to Hennepin County officials.
Police: Woman Inappropriately Grabbed, Briefly Chased Near Lake HarrietMinneapolis police say a woman was sexually assaulted while running near Lake Harriet last week.
UMN Aurora Center For Advocacy Begins 'Got Consent' CampaignIt's Welcome Week at the University of Minnesota and some university centers are taking advantage of the extra hype. All week long the University of Minnesota Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education is quizzing students about consent.
Minneapolis Police Seeking 2 Men After Woman Assaulted In UptownMinneapolis Police officers are working what they say is a rare and violent attack on a young woman walking in Uptown. She was choked so hard she passed out, and officers need some help. They've released photos of two different men they want to talk with.
Former Prep School Student Convicted Of Misdemeanor Sex ChargesA graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of forcible rape but convicted of lesser sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could sleep with.
Resources For Questions About Sexual HarassmentKatie Eichele, director University of Minnesota's Aurora Center, visited WCCO Sunday Morning to talk with Esme Murphy about sexual harassment in the workplace. This comes after the resigniation of the U's athletic director, Norwood Teague. The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education serves University of Minnesota and Augsburg College students, faculty and staff -- providing counsel and advice for those seeking help for sexual harassment or assault.
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