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Milwaukee Police investigating sexual assault near UW-Milwaukee dorms

Posted at 6:31 PM, Nov 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-11 11:01:31-05

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred Friday morning on the city's east side -- near two UW-Milwaukee dorms. 

According to a SAFE Alert sent to UW-Milwaukee students from campus police,  the sexual assault occurred in the 2200 Block N. Cambridge Ave. around 10:30 a.m.

According to campus police, the incident occurred inside of a private apartment complex at that location. The suspect entered the apartment complex, approached the victim from behind, and assaulted the victim. The suspect left the location in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a White/Male, 44-49 years old, 6’6” tall, 190 lbs. -- last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark jacket, and a black knit hat.

Campus police say the victim of the sexual assault is not affiliated with UW-Milwaukee and it is believed that the suspect in this case is also not affiliated.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Milwaukee Police Department Tip Line, (414) 935-7360.

UW-Milwaukee Police is reminding the community to remain aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious behavior to police.