UNIVERSITY VILLAGE — A University of Illinois at Chicago student was attacked and groped in a men's bathroom on campus Tuesday morning, campus police said.
At about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, the man was in the men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St., when an unknown man leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments, according to a UIC crime alert.
As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was then able to push the offender away and exit the restroom.
The victim refused medical treatment, according to police.
The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-foot-6, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, police said. The offender was wearing a black jacket and black pants, according to the report.
The university has offered resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community, a UIC spokesperson said.
UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.
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