Dec 102012
 

Published: Dec. 10, 2012

ECU student assaulted on campus

A female East Carolina University student was assaulted early Monday on campus, according to an alert from the university.

The ECU alert indicates the assault occurred about 1 a.m. near the area of the Speight Building and Christenbury Gym.

The woman described the suspect as a white man in his mid-20s with a muscular build and brown hair. He was wearing a black tank top and black pants, according to the alert posted at 3:07 a.m. on the university’s website..

No weapon was reported, and the suspect last was seen running north through campus from the scene.

The victim did receive medical attention, the alert said. It did not list any injuries or the woman’s condition.

More information about the incident will be posted as it becomes available.

ECU encourages students, staff and faculty to walk in groups at night in well-lighted areas, use safe modes of transportation and be aware of surroundings at all times.

Anyone with information is asked to call the ECU Police Department at 328-6787.

 

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