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Police Seek Suspect Who Tried To Assault Student

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GRIFFIN Marty Griffin
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MOON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to sexually assault a local college student as she walked to her car shortly before 7 p.m. last night.

Moon Township police say the 22-year-old Robert Morris University student had just left a store along University Boulevard and was walking back to her car on Old Carnot Road when a man grabbed her from behind and held a box cutter to her neck.

According to authorities, the man attempted to assault the woman; but she was able to break free.

The woman suffered a cut to her leg and some other cuts and bruises during the incident. She was treated and released from Sewickley Valley Hospital.

The suspect is described as a white man with a dark complexion who was wearing a dark-colored hoodie and a dark baseball cap with the letter “P” on it.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 412-262-5000 or the anonymous tipline at 412-264-5205.

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