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CRIME ALERT

California State University, Los Angeles
Gregory D. King, Chief

ASSAULT

University Police seeks your assistance as it investigates Tuesday night’s incident in Student Housing.

Summary:

On Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at approximately 10:53 p.m., a woman walking from the Phase I Community Center in the Student Housing Complex was reportedly assaulted as she approached the entrance/exit of the Housing Loop/Service Road (behind Phase II, Building 2. A male suspect approached her from behind and said in a low, deep voice, “What up girl?” The suspect then forcefully wrapped his arms around the woman from behind in a “bear hug” fashion and lifted her off the ground.

The victim resisted the attack by elbowing the suspect in the face and kicking him in the groin and thigh area. The suspect released his grip and the victim was able to run to safety. The victim did not see where the suspect fled, nor did she receive any physical injuries in the incident.

Suspect(s) Description:

Male—approximately 5’10” to 6’ tall, wearing a gray sweatshirt, light blue denim pants, and white, Nike Air sneakers.

Weapons:

Hands (No Weapon Seen)

Location:

Cal State L.A. – 5600 Paseo Rancho Castillo Student Housing Complex, Housing Loop/Service Road

If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact Sergeant Navarro at (323) 343-3700 or the Victim/Witness Assistance Line, available 24-hours a day at (323) 343-3756.

Safety Reminder:

Whenever you see suspicious activity on campus, call 9-1-1 immediately to report it to the University Police Department (UPD). If possible, avoid walking alone at night. To request a free escort when walking on campus and/or Housing, call the UPD at (323) 343-3700.


IF YOU ENCOUNTER PERSONS INVOLVED IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO APPREHEND THEM. GO TO AN EMERGENCY PHONE AND DIAL 9-1-1.

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Last Update: 06/1/2009