NU student reports sexual assault


Northwestern University police say a Northwestern student reported being sexually assaulted Monday evening in a residence hall on the Evanston campus.

Police say the student previously had communications with the offender and then met him at a CTA Purple Line station in Evanston. They went to her residence hall room where the assault occurred between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. No weapon was displayed in the incident.

The offender is not believed to be affiliated with Northwestern University. A detailed description of him was not available. 

Police are asking anyone with information that could assist in the investigation to contact the University Police Department at 847-491-3456. 

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