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Woman Attending Reunion at Princeton Sexually Assaulted in Campus Dorm: Report


Woman Attending Reunion at Princeton Sexually Assaulted in Campus Dorm: Report The woman was reportedly attacked by a man she did not know in Spelman Hall about 2 a.m. Sunday. (Google)

A woman attending a reunion weekend at Princeton University was sexually assaulted in a campus building Sunday, officials said.

The woman was reportedly attacked by a man she did not know in Spelman Hall at about 2 a.m. Sunday.

The victim told campus police her attacker was a black man who was about 5-foot-8 and 170 pounds, NJ.com reported.

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He is also said to have facial hair, a mole on his face and was wearing a t-shirt and shorts.

It was not clear if the woman was a student or alumna, according to reports.

Spelman Hall is a residential building that houses mostly “independent” students who "do not participate in eating clubs or eating co-ops.”

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office and the University’s Department of Public Safety are investigating the incident.

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Students have reportedly been advised to remain alert, report suspicious behavior, avoid walking alone and use the buddy system when staying in a building after hours.

Princeton University reportedly expected 25,000 alumni and friends to attend activities over the weekend leading up to commencement ceremony on Tuesday.

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