LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police Thursday sought the public’s help to locate a man who attempted to sexually assault a UCLA student.
According to the UCLA Police Department, a female student was jogging in the area of Veteran Avenue, south of Sunset Boulevard, around 4:50 a.m. on Wednesday when an unknown man grabbed her from behind.READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
The victim reported the suspect had a knife, and attempted to sexually assault her. She was able to escape with minor injuries.
Detectives described the suspect as a man who has a medium to large build, and stands 6-feet-tall. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie with black pants.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns Sunday After Year Off Due To COVID-19
Police said no vehicle was seen in the area.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Inside SoCal: 11/28 Wrap-Up
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the UCLA Police Department at (310) 825-1491, and refer to case #15-1074.