MSU Police receive report of sexual assault
A 19-year-old student reported that she was sexually assaulted by a stranger near the MSU Main Library on Nov. 12. The student reported the incident to Michigan State University Police Nov. 15.
The student told police she was assaulted between 4:30-5 p.m. between the Southwest Complex and the library.
The suspect is described as a man, about 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a medium build and wearing a dark colored hoodie. The student was unable to provide further details.
No weapon was indicated or observed, according to police.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, contact the MSU Police at (517) 355-2222 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-7867.
Here are some safety tips from the MSU Police:
- Call 911 if you are in danger.
- Walk in well-lit areas if possible.
- Be aware of your surroundings and others in the area.
- Realize that listening to headphones or iPods or talking on your cell while walking decreases your awareness of your surroundings.
- Walk with others when possible.
- Do not talk to strangers.
CATA Bus Customer Services
(517) 432-2282, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and weekends 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
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(517) 432-8888, Monday through Friday, 2 a.m.-7a.m.
Use any campus green light phone to call the CATA Night Owl. The bus will arrive within 20 minutes of calling.
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