What is this notice? Campus Crime Alerts are released by the University of Oregon Police Department when certain crimes are reported on or near campus property, and in compliance with federal law. These timely warnings provide information about campus safety situations, and allow campus community members to take precautions for personal safety. All crimes should be reported as soon as possible to local law enforcement.
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A University of Oregon student has reported that she was sexually assaulted early Saturday, November 9, near 18th Avenue and Alder Street.
Just after midnight, the student was walking east on the south side of 18th Avenue, west of Alder Street, when she was shoved to the ground and sexually assaulted by a person she did not know. Following the assault, the suspect departed east on 18th Avenue. She described the suspect as a white male, age 20-23, about 6-foot-2 with a muscular build and a large, "pointy" nose, clean-shaven with no glasses, wearing a black, beanie-style hat, a black hooded sweatshirt, and khaki-colored shorts.
This incident is unresolved and an investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this or similar incidents should call Eugene Police at 541-682-5111 or UOPD at 541-346-2919. Updates regarding this incident, when and if available, will be posted on the UOPD website at police.uoregon.edu.
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