Assault reported near SEMO campus

Assault reported near SEMO campus

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - According to Southeast Missouri State University's Campus Violence Prevention office, an assault occurred near campus around the intersection of Henderson Avenue and Harmony.

The assault happened on Jan. 25 around 9 p.m. The victim reported that while he was walking back to campus from his off-campus workplace, he was jumped, punched and pushed into the bushes.

The perpetrator is described as a white male in his mid-20s, about six feet tall, weighing between 120 and 150 pounds with short curly blond hair. He was last seen wearing a blue quarter-zip sweater and possibly driving a black vehicle.

The victim said he did not know the alleged perpetrator.

The incident was reported to the Campus Violence Prevention Office on Monday, Jan. 30.

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