NEWARK, Del. (CBS) — Newark Police are investigating after a University of Delaware student reported she was sexually assaulted Saturday night.

Authorities say the 20-year-old female reported that on October 15th around 10:30 p.m. she was walking on Corbit Street in the area of Wilson Road when a suspect approached her from behind and pushed her against a parked car.

The female told police the suspect sexually assaulted her and then fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, light color hair, medium build, 6′ to 6’3″ tall, wearing a flannel shirt and a beanie hat.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Detective James Skinner at 302-366-7100 ext. 3135 or

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