UB Police searching for suspect

Published September 18, 2014 at 3:06 PM

On Wednesday, September 17, a female UB student was assaulted by an unknown college-aged black male near Capen Hall, North Campus, at approx. 2:15 p.m.

The victim reports this is an ongoing situation that has escalated since the start of the school year. She does not know the suspect, however he has personal information about her such as her name and where she lives. The suspect has stated that he is a UB graduate student and claims he played on the UB football team as an undergraduate.

The suspect is described as follows:

  • Appears to be college aged
  • 6 feet tall
  • Skinny
  • Black male
  • Long dread locks
  • Light facial hair “like a 5 o’clock shadow”
  • Black or blue hoodie
  • Duquesne University drawstring backpack

University Police are working on identifying the suspect as soon as possible and ask for the public’s help.

If you were in the area and witnessed this incident, or if you know who this suspect is, please contact the University Police at 716-645-2222.