Cops: Seton Hall student sexually assaulted on campus

Seton Hall students are being advised to walk in groups after police say a Seton Hall student was sexually assaulted last night.Investigators say that the

SOUTH ORANGE - Seton Hall students are being advised to walk in groups after police say a Seton Hall student was sexually assaulted last night.

Investigators say that the freshman was walking alone on campus from Walsh Library to her residence at around 11 p.m. when a man attacked her.

Seton Hall students received a safety alert following the alleged incident. According to the bulletin, a man asked the student to walk with him. When she resisted, he allegedly forced her to a parking lot and sexually assaulted her.

South Orange police say the victim was taken to the hospital and examined for evidence of rape.

The suspect is described as a black male who is 20 or 21 years old. Police say he is 6 feet 1 inch tall with a muscular build, clean shaven and short hair. Authorities say it's not yet known if the attacker was a student.

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