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BPD not pursuing charges over alleged sexual assault at CSUB

Bradly Brent
Posted at 12:15 PM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 07:43:09-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department said after investigating, it is not pursuing charges over an alleged sexual assault at Cal State Bakersfield.

According to BPD, it was called in Wednesday by CSUB's University Police to assist with a reported sexual assault. BPD said detectives from the Special Victims Unit responded and spoke with the reporting party.

According to CSUB police, a female student reported that on Wednesday around 3:30 p.m., she met a man who was not a CSUB student at Student Housing East.

The female student met the man on the dating app Tinder.

According to a safety bulletin issued by the university, the female student reported that the man followed her into her room and sexually assaulted her. The female student resisted and the man took off

After obtaining a thorough statement from the reporting party and completing a follow-up investigation, detectives determined there was not sufficient evidence to show any crime had occurred.

BPD said the reporting party is not seeking any charges against the man involved.

That man, according to CSUB police, was Bradly Brent.

23ABC News reached out to Brent who denied all the accusations. According to BPD, Brent was in contact with BPD and CSUB police throughout the investigation.

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