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September 15, 2012 - 10:08 pm


The Town of Chapel Hill Police is investigating a report made Saturday afternoon (Sept. 15) of a sexual assault on a female UNC student that occurred during the early morning hours at a residence near the UNC Campus. The suspect was described as a college-aged white male. No further information is currently available.

UNC Police are asking anyone with information that may aid in Chapel Hill’s investigation to call 911 or contact the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC CrimeStoppers at (919) 942-7515. Calls are confidential and anonymous. You can also submit information to CrimeStoppers online at

Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website ( for any updates in the investigation into this incident. Call 911 immediately to report any and all suspicious activity on campus. For a list of safety tips, see the following link through the Alert Carolina page:

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