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Worcester Police Department
Thursday February 23rd, 2012 :: 04:47 p.m. EST


Clark University Student Sexually Assaulted and Robbed

On Thursday, February 23, 2012 at approximately 4:14 AM Worcester Police responded to the area of Clark University for a report of an unarmed robbery. Upon the officers arrival they met with a 20 year old female victim. According to the victim, she is a Clark University student and was at her friend’s dorm studying for midterm until early morning. At approximately 3:30 AM the victim was walking towards her home when she was approached by a dark colored vehicle while she walked on Clifton Street. As this vehicle got closer to her the males in the vehicle began to talk to her but she ignored what they were saying. The victim stated that a male in the back seat opened his door and forced her inside the vehicle. Once inside, the male suspect slapped her across the face and held her down. At this time the suspect took her purse and began to sexually assault her. The vehicle then stopped and dropped her off on Hollywood Street.

Worcester EMS was called to check on the victim. She was unhurt but was transported to a local hospital for a routine evaluation. The victim described the male in the back seat as a dark skinned male, wearing a dark sweater and black hat. She informed the officers that the front passenger was a Hispanic male with dark hair. The victim had little information on the description of the driver.

Worcester Police investigators are working in a coordinated effort with the Clark University Police. Investigators have conducted interviews and processing evidence in the crime. If anyone has information about this incident they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651

Worcester Police Department
9-11 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 508-799-8600

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