Campus Brief: Victim reports sexual assault to city police

City police are investigating a recent report of a sexual assault, according to a press release sent by the Bowling Green Police Division on Tuesday.

A woman reported she was abducted and sexually assaulted while entering her apartment building, located in the 400 block of E. Court St., during the late evening hours of April 1, according to the press release.

While she was attempting to enter her building, two men allegedly forced her into the back of a car and drove around while she was sexually assaulted, according to the press release.

The suspects were described as white, one thin and taller than six feet and the other stocky and shorter than six feet, according to the press release. The car involved was described as a clean, four-door compact, dark in color with a tan interior.

The victim reported the incident April 5. She was referred to Wood County Hospital, where she was treated and released, according to the press release.

Dean of Students Jill Carr sent an email about the incident on behalf of the University on Tuesday evening.

“As a community we are saddened and disturbed to hear of this situation,” the email stated.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information related to the incident is encouraged to contact city police at 419-352-2571 or Wood County CrimeStoppers at 419-352-0077.

Those contacting Wood County CrimeStoppers have the opportunity to remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information they provide proves to be pertinent to the case, according to the press release.