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CRIME ALERT- 200 Block Linden Ave

On Sunday March 11, 2018 at 11:59 p.m., the Cornell University Police received notification from the Ithaca Police of a sexual assault that had occurred in the 200 block of Linden Avenue in Collegetown. The incident occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m. on March 11th. The victim reports that she had locked herself out of her house and was trying to gain access to her residence through a ground floor window. She then reports being grabbed from behind by a male subject. The unknown male forcefully put his hands under her clothing and groped her private areas. The victim was able to fend off the attacker who then fled in an unknown direction. The victim describes the suspect as a college age white male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, average build, light brown short hair, jeans with a belt, black heavy jacket. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ithaca Police Department at 607-272-9973.