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UMaine issues alert after assault on campus

The suspect is still at large. He is described as about 6 ft. tall and wearing dark clothing and gloves.

ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine has issued an alert about an assault on the Orono campus. 

UMaine police say they received a report around 10 p.m. on Sunday about an assault that happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the area of the East Annex on campus. 

According to officials, police say a woman reported that a man, who she did not know, grabbed her from behind, threatened her with an unknown object, pushed her to the ground, and then ran off. 

The suspect is described as about 6 feet tall and wearing dark clothing and gloves. 

UMaine police ask that if you have any information about the assault to contact them at 207-581-4040. 

Credit: UMO

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