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State College Police Investigate Indecent Assault

by on July 27, 2012 6:00 AM

The State College Police Department is investigating a reported indecent assault that occurred between 2:40 and 3 a.m. Wednesday on the 400 block of East Calder Way.

A woman was walking westbound on East Calder Way at the intersection of Sowers Street when she was approached by a black male, unknown to her. The unknown male pulled the woman off of the alleyway and into an unlit area where he began to indecently assault the victim, police said.

The assault ended when another unknown male walked by and intervened. The assailant then left on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 18-24 years old, at least 6 feet tall with an athletic build, short or shaven hair with "scruffy" facial hair, police said. The suspect was wearing a gray hoodie and jeans.

Anyone with information about this assault is asked to contact the State College Police Department at 814-234-7150, submit an anonymous tip through statecollegepa.us or call Centre County Crime Stoppers at 877-992-7463.



Laura Nichols is a StateCollege.com news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.
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