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UTSA police investigate sexual assault near campus

Assault reported Sunday at Hill Country Place apartments

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SAN ANTONIOUTSA campus police are investigating a sexual assault that took place Sunday evening at an apartment complex about half a mile from campus.

Campus police said the assault took place off campus at the Hill Country Place apartments.

Police said a man knocked on a resident's door and forced his way inside when the resident opened the door. The man then assaulted the resident.

The man is described as a black male who is about 6 feet tall, police said. He was wearing a gray hoodie and gray beanie cap at the time of the assault.

Anyone with information is asked to call the UTSA Police Department at 210-458-4242. Information can also be shared with campus police in person at the Main Campus Bosque Building or online here.

UTSA police offered the following safety tips to students and residents:

  • Be careful when opening your apartment door.
  • Do not open your door unless you know the person at the door.
  • Do not open your door to strangers.
  • Report suspicious activity.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid going to secluded areas of the campus alone.
  • Secure all windows and doors.
  • Program the campus police number into your phone (210-458-4911).