Charlottesville Police Investigate UVA Student Sexual Assault

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Charlottesville police are investigating a sexual assault of a University of Virginia student.  This happened around 1:45 Sunday morning in an apartment in the 1200 block of Wertland Street.

Police say the 17-year-old victim reported a male forced into the bathroom at an apartment party and sexually assaulted her.

If you have any information that can help investigators catch the man, call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

Press Release
Charlottesville Police Department

The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating a sexual assault that occurred at 1:45 am today in a residence in the 1200 block of Wertland Street. The 17-year-old victim, a UVA student, reported she was sexually assaulted after being forced into the bathroom of the apartment where she was attending a party. The suspect, described as an African American male, who has not been identified.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Charlottesville Police Department at 434-970-3280 or Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000. Thanks for your assistance.