Woman sexually assaulted near UW campus, police say

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mapSEATTLE — University of Washington Police said Tuesday that a woman reported being sexually assaulted in the 4700 block of 18th Avenue NE at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

The victim reported she was approached from behind, pushed to the ground and then sexually assaulted. The man then fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described as a white man, tall and in good physical shape.

The victim is not a UW student, police said.

If you saw the incident or have additional information, you are asked to call the Seattle Police Department at (206) 625-5011.


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