RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Commonwealth University is alerting students of two incidents of sexual battery that occurred Monday afternoon on the university’s MCV campus.
VCU Police said at 3:45 p.m., the suspect encountered the victim in a first-floor restroom of the McGlothlin Medical Education Center. The suspect pushed the victim against the wall and attempted to unbutton the victim’s pants. The victim pushed the suspect away and the suspect left the restroom.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5’7” to 6’2” tall. He is described as having a slim build and was last seen wearing a white shirt or jacket and khaki pants. He was also described as having a goatee and wearing a black scarf on his head.
According to VCU Police, the second incident also occurred at 3:45 p.m. The victim was standing outside the front of the Kontos Medical Sciences Building when the suspect hit the victim on the buttocks and fled northbound toward Marshall Street. The suspect is described as a black male, wearing an orange shirt and a black bandana on his head.
VCU Police said they are investigating both incidents and have increased patrols in the area.
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