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Sexual assault prompts crime alert

By Daily Illini Staff Report

A sexual assault occurred in the 500 block of East Green Street around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

The attacker was unknown to the victim and was described as a white male in his early twenties with blonde hair and a scar near his right eye, according to a crime alert sent out by the University of Illinois Police Department.

At the time of the attack, the offender was wearing a blue and gold shirt.

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating the crime and encourages anyone who may know more to call with information.

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Champaign County CrimeStoppers to (217) 373-8477 oy by visiting www.373tips.com. Tips can also be submitted by text message by sending the word CCTIP along with the information to 274637 (CRIMES).

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