Women Sexually Assaulted on the west bank of Univ. of Minn. Campus
Fox 9 News reported that three women on the west bank of the Univ. of Minn. campus were the victims of alleged sexual assault Thursday around 8:30 a.m.
The suspect is a man accused of touching the female students in an inappropriate sexual manner while riding his bike on campus.
The suspect is supposedly in is 20s or 30s. He was said to have been wearing a green hat and brown coat while riding a red bicycle.
University police are investigating if his alleged conduct is related to another crime alert issued in mid-December last year.
No arrests have been made for these alleged crimes.
According to a report from KARE 11 News, University of Minnesota Police are searching for a man allegedly responsible for three separate incidents of sexually assaulting female students on the west bank of campus.
The suspect fits the description of a black man between his late 20s to late 30s. He is also tall with a fairly slim build.
During the first incident, a woman says a man groped her genital area after riding up to her on a bike.
After fleeing on the bike towards Wilson Library, authorities say the man struck again sexually assaulting the second victim. While the second victim was talking near 19th Avenue South and Washington Avenue, the man came up to her on a bike and started to engage in inappropriate sexual contact.
The second victim witnessed the suspect approach a third woman by grabbing her in a similar way as she ran from the scene. The third woman has not yet come forth to contact University Police.
Anyone with information should contact University Police at 612-624-COPS (2677).