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MEDIA RELEASE
July 24, 2018

 


                                                     Attempted Sexual Assault

On 7/23/2018 the State College Police Department received a report of an attempted indecent assault on the 200 block of West Foster Avenue.  The attempted assault occurred between 10:00 and 11:00 PM.
 
A college-aged, female reported that she was walking by herself on Foster Avenue when she was approached by a college-aged white male walking in the opposite direction. As this male walked past the victim, he grabbed her arms and pushed her towards some bushes along the sidewalk. The male held the victim’s hands behind her back with one hand and attempted to remove her pants with his other hand. The victim was able to defend herself and escape from the male and the victim fled the area to contact police.
 
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 19 to 20 years of age. He has short, curly, dark hair with no facial hair. He has a very thin build and is approximately 5’10” tall. He was described as wearing a dark colored t-shirt, jeans and boots.
 

We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.
 
SCP201804881
Detective N. Raia #3276
 

 
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