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University of Iowa student accused of sexual assault on campus

Cannon Allen (Johnson County Jail)
Cannon Allen (Johnson County Jail)

IOWA CITY — A University of Iowa student is accused of committing sexual abuse on campus.

According to a University of Iowa police criminal complaint, the assault happened on November 12 or 13, 2017 in a dorm room. Authorities said 19-year-old Cannon M. Allen performed a sex act on the victim after the victim verbally withdrew consent.

Allen has been arrested and faces one count of third-degree sexual abuse, a Class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Allen is listed as a student in the UI directory.

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