Carroll University issues alert after campus assaults
Attached is the news release by Carroll University. You can read it under Related Documents.
WAUKESHA - Students at Carroll University were on alert Friday morning following the assaults of two students near campus dorms this week.
According to a news release, around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, a student walking in a group was slightly injured at the intersection of Grand Ave. and Carroll St.
Authorities describe the suspects in that incident as two Hispanic men about 18 years old, 5' 3'' tall with buzz-cut hair.
In the other incident, a female student was accosted by a man on a bike when he allegedly grabbed her and tried to pull her closer to him near Frontier Hall around 9 p.m. Tuesday.
That suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s to early 30s in age and between 5'4" and 5' 6" tall. He had a tattoo on his right forearm, short dark hair, spoke with a heavy accent and, Tuesday, was wearing green pants and a green T-shirt.
The student also claims the man tried ot grab her more than a week ago.
According to the release, the City of Waukesha police and Carroll University Public Safety have increased patrols near Frontier and Pioneer Halls.
They advise students to walk with at least one other person, or preferably in a group.
"To me, it's scary. It's a little scary," said Gabrielle Kendrick, a Carroll student.
"At the same time, no college campus is safe as any one over the other."
Anyone observing any suspicious activity is asked to call the public safety department at (262) 524-7300.
According to the release, the school's public safety provides free, on demand shuttle service within the immediate area by calling (262) 524-7300 as well.