San Diego State student reports attack near campus

Police asking for public's help
Posted at 6:19 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 21:19:57-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) -  San Diego State University police today were seeking the public's help in locating a man suspected of attacking a student near campus.

At about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, an unidentified female student was approached by a man she did not know while walking in the 4900 block of Campanile Drive, SDSU police said today.

The woman told police the man threw water in her face before wrestling her to the ground. She was able fight off the man, who then fled the scene in a faded, dark blue car, police said.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man, about 6 feet tall and weighing about 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was seen wearing a dark long-sleeve shirt and dark pants.

University police released the bulletin, but the San Diego Police Department is investigating the attack.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to contact SDPD at (619) 531-2000 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.