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The UC Santa Barbara Police Department sent a timely warning to all students Wednesday night after it received a report of a rape at People’s Park in Isla Vista on April 5.   

The assault, which was reported to the UC Santa Barbara Police Department on April 6, is now being investigated by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s office, according to the timely warning. The parties involved in the sexual assault are not affiliated with the UCSB community. 

The timely warning was sent in accordance with the Clery Act, which requires universities to notify their campus communities when certain crimes, such as stalking, sexual assault and hate crimes, are committed on campus or campus-adjacent property. 


Asumi Shuda
Asumi Shuda (they/them) is the Lead News Editor for the 2023-24 school year. Previously, Shuda was the Deputy News Editor, Community Outreach News Editor for the 2022-23 school year and the 2021-22 school year and an Assistant News Editor during the 2020-21 school year. They can be reached at asumishuda@dailynexus.com or news@dailynexus.com.