Woman assaulted on Lincoln Street

University of South Carolina Police are looking for a suspect and warning students and others to be careful after a woman was assaulted Tuesday night on Lincoln Street.

The woman was near the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center parking lot in the 500 block of Lincoln Street around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. A man asked her for directions and then grabbed her inappropriately, according to reports. The suspect then left, and the woman was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with facial hair in his 30s. He was wearing a white hat.

If you have any information that could help police, call Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

USC Police advise people to stay in well-lit areas and to avoid walking alone if possible.

 

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