Woman reports man tried to sexually assault her near U-M's Diag
A woman reported a man attempted to sexually assault her as she walked through the arch near the Diag on the University of Michigan’s campus Sunday morning.
Courtesy of U-M Police
U-M Police spokeswoman Diane Brown said the woman was walking from South University Avenue through the arch about 3 a.m. Sunday when a man approached her from behind. Brown said the man pushed the woman and told her to be quiet, while starting to remove her pants.
When other pedestrians arrived in the area, the man fled the area on foot.
Police described the man as black, about 35 years old, thin build, dark complexion, wearing a black baseball cap, blue sweatshirt, jeans and carrying a backpack.
The incident resulted in U-M Police sending out a crime alert at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. It was the seventh crime alert of 2013.
Anyone with information is asked to call U-M Police at (734) 763-1131.
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