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This incident occurred off-campus and away from UO property, but is nearby, involves a student, and is in an area frequented by students.
The Eugene Police Department has released information about an incident reported this morning (October 31, 2014) at a residence in the Duck's Village area of Kinsrow Avenue. The resident, a UO student, reported that just before 6:00 a.m., she woke to find an unknown man in her room, and that he tried to get in bed with her and touched her. She said she screamed and the man fled.
She told police that the man took some cash. She described him as black, age 20-25, about 6-feet tall with a medium build, and wearing a black sweatshirt. No further suspect information was provided. Eugene Police searched the area but didn't locate the suspect.
The news release from Eugene Police is available online at: http://www.eugene-or.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1637