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3News Investigates: Series examines sexual assaults reported at Cedar Point worker dorms

Twenty-seven sexual assaults from employee housing were reported to Sandusky police since 2017, just three ended with an arrest.

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Twenty-seven people with stories of their own sexual assault -- all allegedly unfolding inside the employee dorms of Cedar Point throughout the past five summers.

Of the 27 cases, just three men have ever been charged.

A special 3News Investigates series that we launched May 2 on What’s Next takes viewers inside those dorms where the sexual assault survivors say poor behavior goes on unabated.

While Cedar Point officials say the safety of workers is a “top priority,” and when needed, they send incidents to Sandusky police, the park’s own police department refuses to release any of their reports.

"I'd gotten to a point to where I honestly didn't want to be alive anymore,” one woman told 3News Investigates.

3News Investigates partnered with TEGNA sister stations WTOL in Toledo and WBNS in Columbus to produce the series, which includes exclusive interviews with three women, all former employees who say they were sexually assaulted.

You can watch each element of the investigation throughout the links and videos below...

PARTS 1 & 2: Cedar Point and shattered summer dreams


PART 3: How 24 alleged sexual assaults at Cedar Point employee dorms have gone uncharged


PART 4: Critics believe culture inside Cedar Point dorms may fuel sexual assaults


PART 5: Cedar Point sexual assault reports called 'horrifying' and 'disturbing'


Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in an unrelated investigation on March 18, 2022.

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