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Anthony Bertolone, Drake Student, Accused of Second Sexual Assault (VIDEO)

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Anthony Bertolone, a Drake University student accused of sexually assaulting a fraternity brother in August, has been accused by another student of a new sexual assault.

According to Des Moines news network KCCI, Bertolone was at an off-campus, late-night party on Nov. 28. Later that evening, Bertolone allegedly went into a man's room and performed sexual acts upon him. The police report indicates that the alleged victim is friends with the assailant.

KCCI reported Monday that police have yet to charge Bertolone with a new crime.

In August, Bertolone was arrested and charged with third-degree sexual assault changes, a felony in the state of Iowa. Police arrested Bertolone after a cache of photos and videos of repeated alleged sexual assaults were discovered by the victim. The images show the sexual assaults occurring while victim appears to be passed out.

Since the alleged sexual assault in August, Bertolone has moved out of the fraternity house and is awaiting his trial set for April 15. He has remained a student at Drake since the incident, regularly attending courses. Sigma Chi, his former fraternity, has not talked to him since the incident and refused to comment on the newest allegations, KCCI reports.

In response to widespread interest in these new allegations, Drake University President David Maxwell released a statement to university faculty, staff and students. In it, he says the university is working with the alleged victim of the second sexual assault in its investigation.

"Whenever we receive report of alleged misconduct by a student, we conduct a thorough investigation and cooperate fully with law enforcement," Maxwell said. "If the allegations are supported by the evidence in the investigation, the university takes disciplinary action according to Drake's Code of Student Conduct. Under this code, disciplinary action must be based on evidence and not on allegations."

The first alleged victim has not worked with university officials it their investigation, saying he wished to concentrate on the legal trial.

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