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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A female East Carolina University student reportedly was the victim of sexual battery and assault early Monday on campus, according to a campus police report.

The reported incident occurred between 12:45 a.m. and 12:57 a.m. An ECU alert said it was in 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 incident was reported to ECU police at 2:11 a.m., and the victim received medical attention.

A campus police report said the victim’s injuries were minor. The incident remains under investigation.

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 about the incident is asked to call the ECU Police Department at 328-6787.

via The Daily Reflector.


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