April 15, 2014

Author: NDSP

NDSP is investigating a report of a sexual battery that occurred outside the south end of LaFortune Student Center on Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014. The suspect approached a female student in this location just before 5:00 A.M. He grabbed the student and said something to her. The student broke away from the suspect and ran to safety.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male possibly between 30 and 40 years of age. He was 5’10” – 6’ tall with what was described as a pot belly stomach, dark complexion and black loose curly hair just below the ear line. He had a beard but no mustache and a tattoo on his right upper arm that showed below his t-shirt sleeve. He spoke with a heavy Hispanic accent. The suspect was wearing a red t-shirt and dark pants.

Safewalk and NDSP officers are available to provide safety escorts on campus 24 hours a day. This service is available to students, faculty, staff and guests. Request a Safewalk by calling (574) 631-5555. Information on sexual assault prevention and resources for survivors of sexual assault are available from NDSP at http://ndps.nd.edu and from the Committee on Sexual Assault Prevention at http://csap.nd.edu/.

Anyone with any information concerning this crime is encouraged to call NDSP at (574) 631-5555 or by contacting Crime Stoppers at (574) 288-STOP (7867) or http://southbend.crimestoppersweb.com/ . To report a crime in progress, suspicious activity (crime may be occurring), fire or medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 from any campus phone or dial (574) 631-5555 from your cellular telephone.

NDSP Case 14-0903