Cardiff Met issue warning after student is allegedly sexually assaulted

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Officials at Cardiff Metropolitan University have issued a warning to students following an alleged sexual attack.

The attack was reported to have taken place on the Taff Trail, which runs along the River Taff from Cardiff Bay, through Bute park, Pontcanna fields, past Cardiff Met and beyond.

In a statement a Cardiff Met spokesperson told Gair Rhydd that: “We were made aware via a third party of an alleged assault on the Taff Trail involving a Cardiff Metropolitan student, and have re-issued our safety advice to staff and students, in conjunction with on-going liaison with South Wales Police.”

The warning was issued on November 10th in reference to the events which allegedly took place the week prior.

The incident was not reported to the police.

As of yet, there has been no comment made by South Wales Police on the matter, and no arrests have been made in connection to the alleged attack.

This would be the fourth such attack in three months, following the three sexual assaults which took place in Cardiff in September.

In response to these attacks, Cardiff council held a summit with South Wales Police in an attempt to prevent further incidents such as theseThe summit highlighted a number of initiatives that aimed to make Cardiff’s streets and public areas safer, including a crackdown on lad culture.