Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Ariz. student assaulted

Ariz. Student Assaulted--A University of Arizona student was struck in the head while in bed and then awoke to find a man in bed with her, university police report. According to the police, the student was able to slip away from her dormitory bed and out the door. She alerted police, who returned with her to ...

Friday, February 27, 2004

Student fights off attacker

The Columbus Division of Police are searching for a white male area resident that may have an unexplained facial injury after attempting to sexually assault a female in her house early Wednesday morning.The assault occurred in the off-campus area at 3 a.m. Wednesday in a residence on the corner of Chittenden and Indianola.

The victim remains in stable condition after sustaining a stab wound to the chest, while fighting off the attacker.The victim, a white female, awoke and saw a white male standing in her room. She struggled with the intruder when he approached her, kicking him in the face. According to a statement released by the Columbus Division of Police the suspect was carrying the knife when he entered the residence.

"It's important to note that this was a particularly brutal attack," said Sgt. Brent Mull, spokesman for the Columbus Division of Police. "We believe the struggle went on for a of couple minutes, and the kick that the victim struck her attacker with was hard enough to have done some damage, yet he continued to struggle with her."