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Assault reported near University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus

Posted at 1:41 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-20 12:21:59-05

MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is reporting an assault in which a female was grabbed from behind.

The female victim was walking in the 3000 block of North Downer Avenue about 12:20 p.m. when a male suspect came up behind her and grabbed her. The female fell to the ground and the suspect obtained her backpack, according to UWM.

This is the third time an incident of this nature has happened in recent weeks. The other two incidents happened near the UWM campus.

If you have any information, call police.