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UAPD seeks man suspected of assaulting UA student near campus

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Suspect composite sketch (Source: UAPD) Suspect composite sketch (Source: UAPD)

By Katelyn Galante for Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – The University of Arizona Police Department is investigating an unusual early morning assault near campus.

Authorities said a female student was walking near the Harvill Building in the 1100 block of E. 2nd Street when a man reportedly approached her from behind and pulled down her pants around 3 a.m. on May 8, according to UAPD officials.

The woman was not injured during the incident and there were no weapons seen or implied.

The suspect was last seen running from the area southbound, wearing a red, short-sleeved T-shirt and light colored pants. Authorities described him as Middle Eastern with dark skin, in his early 20s and is approximately 5'9", weighing 175 to 200 lbs. with an average build.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

UAPD reminds the public to utilize Safe Ride to travel between buildings at night. Call (520) 621-SAFE.

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