PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Authorities have issued a warning after a female student was assaulted at a bus shelter near Pitt’s campus.
A warning is posted on the University’s website saying it happened around 1:40 p.m. at a bus shelter on Bigelow Boulevard, near Fifth Avenue.READ MORE: Masks No Longer Required For Vaccinated Staff, Visitors At Westmoreland Co. Courthouse
Police say a man “pulled her hair, pushed her down and grabbed her breast.”
“I am surprised to hear that something happened and I am sad about it,” said Theresa Casciato with the university.READ MORE: Body Of 20-Year-Old Colt Snyder, Missing Armstrong Co. Man, Found In Allegheny River
“It’s kind of scary, because I catch the bus right across the street,” added Megan Victorson.
The suspect is described as an older white man who smelled like cigarette smoke and had a large stomach. He was wearing light colored jeans, a blue shirt and a blue baseball hat.
Anyone with information is asked to call Pitt Police at 412-624-2121.MORE NEWS: Local Police Departments Team Up To Enforce Pedestrian Traffic Laws