Police search for suspect who assaulted female student on campus

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University police are searching for a man who assaulted a student as she entered Elliot Hall early this morning.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall black male wearing a black sweatshirt, according to an emergency alert issued to students at around 4:45 a.m. The incident occurred at approximately 2 a.m.

UPD Sgt. Alexander Villalobos said he did not know if the unidentified suspect is a student. Villalobos said the information sent in the alert as vague, but is the only information police have to go on at this moment.

The victim was not injured or taken to a hospital, Villalobos said.