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Nov. 13, 2006

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In Sexual Assault

A female University of Iowa student filed a report of a sexual assault with the University of Iowa Police at 4:01 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. The victim reported she was walking near the west river bank close to the Voxman Music Building at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday when she was grabbed from behind and assaulted.

The victim describes the suspect as a black male, in his 20's, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 165 pounds, with a muscular build. He was wearing a black sweatshirt, black baggy pants, black/white shoes and a red Washington Nationals baseball cap. The suspect possibly suffered a laceration to his left hand thay may require treatment.

The University of Iowa Police is currently investigating this incident. Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call the 319-335-5022.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: UI Police, 319-335-5022.