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Two attempted sexual assaults reported at 309 Green

By Daily Illini Staff Report

There were two incidents of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault that occurred in the early morning hours at 309 E. Green.

The first incident occurred around 3 a.m. when the victim woke up and found an offender lying in bed with her.

The second incident, involving a separate victim, occurred at 4:30 a.m. in another apartment, where the victim awoke to the offender in bed with her.

In both incidents, the offender fled when confronted.

The first victim described the offender as a slender, 6 foot tall black male who was 19 to 23 years old. The offender was wearing a bright colored sweater.

The second victim described the offender in the second incident as a tall, college-aged black male wearing a blue and white collared shirt.

An estimated 20 percent of women and 6 percent of men are sexually assaulted or experience attempted sexual assault during their college years, according to the advisory.

University police remind students to lock all doors to prevent unwanted entry.

Information on the incidents can be reported to the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477.

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