Police: Two suspects sought in attempted sexual assault near UW-Milwaukee campus

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating an attempted sexual assault that occurred near the UW-Milwaukee campus.

It happened around midnight Sunday, April 19th in the 2000 block of E. Linnwood Ave. on the south side of the street.

The victim, a UWM student, was approached by two unknown people who forcibly pulled the victim into a nearby apartment parking lot. They attempted to assault the victim, but the victim was able to break free and fled from the suspects.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect 1: Black male, approximately 18 to 20 years old, 6’0″ tall with long, black afro-style hair, wearing a red and white striped shirt.

Suspect 2: Black male, approximately 18-20 years old, 6’0″ tall, short, afro-style hair, wearing a white T-shirt.

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating.

If you have any information about this incident, you’re asked to call Milwaukee police at (414) 935-7360.

The UWM Police Department is reminding students to remain aware of their surroundings and to report suspicious behavior to the police.

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