Police Investigate Attempted Assault On Teen Student

October 14, 2007

A UVA students dodged an attack Saturday night near in the 1800 block of Jefferson Park Avenue.

A man approached a 19-year-old female student trying to start conversation. He then grabbed her and tried to pull up the girl's dress.

The female student was able to pull her mase out of her purse, use it and run to a friends house to call police.

Charlottesville Police are looking for a 5'10" African-American male between 20-30 years of age, with a muscular build, and short black hair. The man was identified as clean-shaven, wearing jeans and a black shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Charlottesville Police at 970- 3280 or crimestoppers at 977-4000.

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