Tonight police at Michigan State University are looking into a report of a sexual assault on campus.
The assault is said to have happened sometime between 10:30 p.m. and 11:40 p.m. on Saturday night, in the men's bathroom of Armstrong Hall.
A student told police as she approached the stairwell of the hall, a group of men asked if she lived there.
As she walked up the stairs, one of the suspects followed along, and knocked her cell-phone out of her hand, causing it to break. He then took her in the bathroom where she told police she was sexually assaulted.
Police say the student was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.
Michigan State University Police have identified a suspect who is described as a black male, 18 years old, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, and has short black hair.
Anyone witnessing or having information about this incident are asked to contact the Michigan State University Police or Crime Stoppers at 483-7867.
Following the assault, MSU Police issued safety tips to students:
1. Call 911 if you are in danger.
2. Walk in well-lit areas if possible.
3. Be aware of your surroundings and others in the area.
4. Realize that listening to headphones or iPods or talking on your cell while walking decreases your awareness of your surroundings.
5. Walk with others when possible.
6. Do not talk to strangers.