According to an email sent out to the campus community this morning, the city of Whitewater Police Department received a report of a non-acquaintance sexual assault of a woman at around midnight April 19.
The assault allegedly occurred on the 1300 block of West Main Street.
According to a WPD press release, the suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6-feet tall with a slight belly and unknown weight. The suspect was wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt pulled tight around his face and had a distinct bump on his nose.
The suspect displayed a knife and ordered the victim to the ground before fleeing the scene on foot in an unknown direction, the release said.
Anyone with information regarding the crime should contact the WPD at 262-473-0555 or call the TIP Line at 262-723-2677 to remain anonymous.
The Royal Purple will gather more information as it becomes available.