From: Tulane Campus Police Off Campus Sexual Assault

Sun, 02/26/2017

FROM: Tulane University Police Department

Off Campus Sexual Assault

On Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8 p.m., a female Tulane student was walking on Broadway Street towards Claiborne Avenue when an unknown male subject approached her from behind, threw her to the lawn, and sexually assaulted her. A witness observed the attack and shouted at the suspect that he was calling the police and the suspect fled the area towards Claiborne Avenue.

NOPD and TUPD are searching the area for the subject. A nearby camera captured a photo of the subject.

The subject is described as a black or Hispanic male, dark complexion, 5'7", 150 lbs., thin build, skinny blue jeans, white t-shirt, low haircut and armed with a semi-automatic handgun (blue steel in color).

Descriptions provided by victim/witness. Information about the race or ethnicity of alleged offenders is provided only to aid detailed descriptions that include physical stature, clothing
or unusual characteristics. Racial descriptions do not, by themselves, offer a meaningful picture of an individual's appearance.

If you have any information about these crimes, call TUPD at 504-865-5381 or NOPD at 504-821-2222.

1. BE AWARE of your surroundings at all times.
2. REPORT suspicious activity immediately.
3. BE A GOOD WITNESS. Describe exactly what you observe with as many details as possible. Give complete descriptions such as sex, race, height, weight, hair color, clothing, etc.

Loyola University Police Department
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Emergency: 911 Off-Campus
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Loyola University Police Department is providing this notice of a criminal incident that occurred in or around our community in order to provide information that may help in avoiding a similar crime or provide information to solve this crime. This notice is also intended to meet the requirements of the “Timely warning Notification” of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, amended 2008, effective August 14, 2008.