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Female ND student reports assault

Observer Staff Report | Sunday, January 24, 2010

A female student reported a sexual assault that occurred about 2 a.m. Saturday morning, according to Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) logs.

In an e-mail to the student body, NDSP director Phil Johnson said the victim said she was approached from behind while walking on the northwest side of campus. The suspect talked to the victim before assaulting her.

She struggled but was able to run away.

The victim described the suspect as a male white, college age, with dark curly hair, blue eyes, muscular build and about 6′ to 6’2′ tall.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact NDSP at 631-5555 or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP.