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Reported late night assault investigated at UM

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Posted at 8:10 AM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 12:08:37-04

MISSOULA — The University of Montana Police Department is investigating a reported assault that happened near Washington Grizzly Stadium and the Rec Center.

A man was walking with friends in the area when a person came up behind him and tackled him at around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday.

The victim told police the unknown subject placed their hand over his mouth and dragged him into a doorway. The victim was able to get away.

The suspect is described as a white man who stands about 5'10" tall with medium build and last seen wearing all black.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact UMPD at (406) 243-4000 or (406) 243-6131.