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Male student reports recent sexual assault

Observer Staff Report | Tuesday, March 30, 2010

A male student reported a sexual assault that occurred on South Quad at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning, Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) said in an e-mail to the student body Monday.

The student said he was walking near the flag pole on South Quad when the suspect rode toward him on a bicycle. The suspect dismounted the bike, struck the victim and then touched the victim’s genitals, according to the report.

The student said the suspect did not speak to him. The victim was able to escape and leave the area.

The suspect was described as a white male and was about 6-foot-1 or 6-foot-2. He was wearing a red, hooded-sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head.

Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact NDSP investigations at 574-631-5555.