Sexual assault reported near GVSU Allendale campus

ALLENDALE, MICH. - Investigators are looking into a reported sexual assault just off the main campus of Grand Valley State University.

Ottawa County deputies say the assault happened just after 1 a.m. Saturday along West Campus Drive near The Lodge apartments. 

The suspect approached the victim from behind and raped them. After the incident, the suspect ran in an unknown direction, according to an email sent out by Grand Valley State University. 

Investigators describe the suspect as a white man in his late teens or early twenties, 5'9" to 6'1", and weighing 175 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a dark brown or gray hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department at 616-738-4000, or Silent Observer at 877-887-4536.

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