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Student sexually battered in North Lake parking lot

Student sexually battered in North Lake parking lot
Photo courtesy of FGCU Marketing via Flickr

FGCU UPD was notified of a sexual battery that took place at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1 in North Lake Village.

According to the crime alert UPD sent out to faculty, staff and students, two suspects in the parking lot attacked the victim. Suspect one sexually battered the female victim while suspect two acted as the lookout.  The two suspects were last seen running from the scene.

Suspect one is described as a white male, approximately 20 years old, standing at 6 feet, thin build and wearing a blue baseball hat. The second suspect is described as a black male, standing at 5-feet-9-inches tall with light skin, medium build with short hair and wearing a black t-shirt, jeans and tennis shoes.

Eagle News has reached out to Chief Steven Moore of UPD and Susan Evans, the official spokesperson of FGCU, for the official incident report and is waiting for a response.

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to contact Detective Joseph Anderson at 239-590-1956 if they have any information on this case.

Check back with Eagle News for more on this developing story.

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Emily Ford

Emily Ford is a senior at Florida Gulf Coast University majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations and minoring in journalism. Emily has been apart of the Eagle News team since freshman year, helping out with design and photography and since sophomore year, Emily has been the production manager. When not in the newsroom, Emily can be found at a concert that primarily focuses on the teen angsty bands we all enjoyed in middle school (i.e. All Time Low), binge watching a television series on Netflix from the comfort of her couch, or at Disney World spending all her money and meeting all the different characters. Emily also has an unhealthy addiction to Starbucks so if needed, check at a nearby location first.

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