CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University campus police are investigating an incident that happened late Monday night around 10:30 p.m.
According to the Department of Public Safety a battery happened on a sidewalk east of Pierce Hall, at 1305 Point Drive.
Police say the victim was walking through the area when the suspect grabbed the victim's shirt and tried to pull her toward him. The female was able to escape.
The SIU Department of Public Safety is actively investigating this case.
The suspect is described as a male, approximately 6'3", wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, jeans and dark tennis shoes.
If anyone has any information about this incident, you are asked to contact the Southern Illinois University Police at 618-453-3771.
For more information on safety precautions, visit the Department of Public Safety website at www.dps.siu.edu/.