.State College Police is investigating an assault that occurred at approximately 0140 hours on Saturday morning 10/03/2015. A female Penn State student reports she was walking alone in the area of Hetzel Ave and Foster Ave when she was grabbed from behind. She was picked up by the unknown assailant and screamed. The male then dropped her.
Another student in the area heard the scream and observed the male actor running away. He tackled the male actor but was unable to hold him in the area. The actor fled on foot but may have sustained injury in the tackle.
The actor is described as a black, heavy set male around 220 pounds, approximately 5’ 8” tall with curly hair past his ears. At the time of the incident he was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with lettering on the front, jeans, and Timberland 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.
Detective D Houckhttp://www.statecollegepa.us/DocumentCenter/View/11261 #3284