Sexual assault attempted near Cal Poly apartments
April 10, 2014
A man attempted to sexually assault a female Cal Poly student Tuesday night in an area outside student apartments. [KSBY]
Around 10 p.m., the man grabbed the woman from behind, put his hand up her skirt and tried to pull down her underwear, according to the Cal Poly Police Department. The victim screamed, causing the attacker to run away.
University police are still searching for a suspect. The attacker is believed to be a man in 20s, wearing blue jeans a dark gray hoodie with a thin blue stripe. He is possibly Hispanic.
Two similar sexual assault attempts occurred on campus earlier this year. Campus police are increasing patrols in the Cerro Vista Apartments area, where Tuesday’s incident occurred.
April is sexual assault awareness month.