CITY POLICE This male is thought of raping a UNLV trainee, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017|5:45 p.m.
. A student was kidnapped at gunpoint at one of UNLV’s parking garages and sexually attacked at a separate area Friday early morning, according to university authorities.
The female trainee had actually parked her automobile on the second flooring of the garage about 6 a.m. when she was approached by an armed man, authorities said.
Cops stated the suspect forced the victim into her vehicle and forced her to drive to the area of Katie and Cambridge streets, about half a mile north of UNLV.
It wasn’t instantly clear what occurred next, however the victim had the ability to take the weapon and flee, police stated. The suspect also fled on foot.
The suspect was described as a black man with blonde dreadlocks, authorities stated. He used a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with a white logo design on the front, and blue jeans.
UNLV police have increased their presence on school and in the parking lot.
The kidnapping and sexual assault is being examined in combination with City Cops, according to UNLV police.
The university provided the following tips to students and personnel:
– Be aware of surroundings and try walking in pairs.
– Pre-program UNLV authorities’s telephone number on your phone, 702-895-3669. Call 911 if it’s an emergency.
– Download the university’s RebelSAFE application through iTunes and the Google Play Shop.