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UNC Student Assaulted Near Coker Arboretum

Posted July 3, 2001 4:47 a.m. EDT

— A female student at UNC says someone attacked her on Raleigh Street near Coker Arboretum Tuesday morning.

Police say the suspect is between 5'6'' and 5'8'' with black hair and no facial hair. Police believe the suspect is in his mid to late 20s.

Police also say he was wearing a polo shirt with white and burgundy stripes and denim jeans or shorts.

The student says the attacker grabbed her and tried to throw her over a wall, but then ran away. The student suffered a cut on her elbow and a bump on her head. She was treated and released from UNC Hospitals.