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Posted on: April 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) Arrests Suspect on Sexual Assault Charges

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 7, 2023


Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) Arrests Suspect on Sexual Assault Charges

 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On Friday, April 7, 2023 at approximately 4:12 a.m., Charlottesville police officers received a call for breaking and entering at the Kappa Delta Sorority on 136 Chancellor St. Upon locating the suspect, officers identified and questioned 18-year-old Harry Benjamin Sedwick.


At approximately 4:12 a.m., CPD officers received a report of a man who was inside of the Kappa Delta Sorority residence with a flashlight and had assaulted several residents. A short time after, one of our officers intercepted Mr. Sedwick while walking back to his vehicle on University Avenue next to the parking lot at the Graduate Hotel.


After questioning 18-year-old Harry Benjamin Sedwick, he was arrested and charged with the following:

  • (1) Count of Burglary (18.2-91)
  • (2) Counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery (18.2-67.3)

This is an ongoing investigation; anyone with information pertaining to the case can submit an anonymous tip via Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (434) 977-4000.


Harry Sedwick

Media Contact
Kyle Ervin
Public Safety Information Officer
City of Charlottesville
434-326-3043
ervinkl@charlottesville.gov

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