A CRIME ALERT has been posted to the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety's website http://bit.ly/gpUqGQ
Type of Alert:
Rape / Robbery
Date and Time:
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 between approximately midnight and 1:00 a.m.
1400 Block of Blossom Street near East Quad Residence Hall
Age: 20-30 years old
Height: Approx. 5'07" - 5'10"
Clothing: Wearing all black with a hat
USC Police were notified late this afternoon, that between approximately midnight and 1:00 a.m. on 2/19/2013, a female was walking in the area of the 1400 block of Blossom St near East Quad Residence Hall, when a suspect approached her and sexually assaulted her. He then took her wallet and phone. The victim did not see a weapon but believed he was armed. The suspect then fled the area.
The subject is described as a black male, approximately 5'07" - 5'10" approximately 20-30 years old, and wearing all black and a hat, possibly a baseball hat. The case is being investigated by the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety with the assistance of the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED).
Members of the Carolina Community are encouraged to report suspicious persons or any related crime tips to law enforcement, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. To send anonymous tips via text or online, go to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com
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