MPD investigates second reported assault near UW-Milwaukee in 2 days

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a reported assault near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

It happened near Oakland and Kenwood Boulevard and marks the second reported assault near campus in two days. 

The victim reported that a suspect grabbed her from behind and lifted her off the ground. The suspect is described as a black male, about 20-25 years old, standing about 6' tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a North Face jacket over it and olive green pants. He was last seen walking eastbound on Kenwood. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Milwaukee Police Department tip line at 414-935-7360.

The UWM Police Department would like to remind everyone to remain aware of your surroundings and report suspicious behavior to police. The UWM Police Department non-emergency line, 414-229-4627, is answered 24 hours a day.

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