The NIU Department of Public Safety is seeking information regarding an incident that occurred approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, near Lot W and the Eco Park property on the west side of the NIU campus.
A female NIU student was walking alone in this area and was accosted by a male, described as possibly of hispanic or Indian origin, approximately 5’8″ tall, medium build with a spiked, mohawk haircut wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
The victim was able to fight back and struck him in the face or the neck, possibly leaving a mark. The suspect fled east toward Annie Glidden Road.
Anyone who may have seen or who may have information on a person fitting the above description is asked to please contact the NIU Department of Public Safety at 815-753-1212 or 815-753-TIPS.
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