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SIU campus police investigating reported assault in dorm room

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Department of Public Safety is investigating after a female was reportedly assaulted by three people in her residence hall room at Neely Hall.

Police say the incident happened Friday evening. 

During the incident the victim's cell phone was taken. Police say it is believed that at least one of the suspects is well known to the victim.

The victim received minor injuries and received medical care.

The suspects are described as two females and one male between the ages 18 and 27-years-old.

One suspect is described as a black male, 5'11 to 6'1” tall, wearing a camouflage t-shirt, black shorts, black socks, and lime green and black shoes, goatee, with hair in cornrows.

The second suspect is described as a black female, approximately 5'0 to 5'4” tall, wearing a light colored tank top with a black pattern, blue jean shorts, gray shoes, white headband, and long black hair.

The third suspect is described as a black female, 5' to 5'4” tall, wearing a blue baseball hat, sunglasses, and black coat with a fur hood, black tank top, Capri-style pants and black shoes.

The SIU Department of Public Safety is actively investigating the incident.

If anyone has any information or has witnessed other crimes on campus, please call the Southern Illinois University Police at (618) 453-3771.

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