No charges to be filed in reported rape at Southern Pines

Sarah Smith

STATESBORO — The victim of the reported rape at Southern Pines university housing has stated that she does not wish to file any criminal charges against the offender(s) in this case, according to a waiver of criminal prosecution that was signed on Monday. 

“This decision is made freely and without promise and/or coercion,” the signed waiver reads. “I release Georgia Southern University, and the GSU Division of Public Safety from any and all liabilities stemming from this case.”

Those who have experienced or know of someone who has experienced sexual assault are urged to reach out to The Teal House or call  (912) 489-6060. 

Sarah Smith, The George-Anne News Editor,