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Portland Police are looking for the public’s help after a sexual assault in Back Cove Monday morning. In a news release, police say a woman had just finished a jog around Back Cove at around 10:20 AM and returned to her car. When she got in her car a man was sitting in the passenger seat. Police say the man sexually assaulted her. She fought with him and hit the horn, and he left. The man is described as white, heavy set and about 50 years old. He was balding, had poor hygiene and may have had tattoos on both forearms. Other people in the lot may have witnessed the attack. If you were in the area, and especially if you saw a man enter or exit a small red car, please call Portland Police detectives at 207 874-8575. Police urge drivers to keep their cars locked and take their keys with them if they use the trails.
In light of recent crimes committed in downtown Portland, including a mugging near Merrill Auditorium and thefts of purses etc. on downtown streets, we are sending this Campus Safety Alert for your safety.
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