UNC-CH student attacked near campus
Posted January 29
Chapel Hill, N.C. — A female student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was assaulted near campus early Friday, authorities said.
The 21-year-old student was walked on North Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at about 2 a.m. when a man attacked her from behind. She fought back, and the man fled, authorities said.
Investigators aren't sure whether it was an attempted robbery or sexual assault, but the student wasn't hurt, police said.
The man was wearing a letterman-style jacket and a flat-bill cap, authorities said. No weapon was displayed.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.