FGCU student sexually assaulted near campus

Posted at 12:11 PM, Aug 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-27 23:08:37-04

A Florida Gulf Coast University student was reportedly sexually assaulted after utilizing a ride share service and entering the wrong car, the Florida Gulf Coast University Police Department said.

It happened on Friday at approximately 11:30pm near the Welcome Center on FGCU's campus.

The student was at an off -campus location along US-41 and utilizes a ride share service but entered the wrong vehicle, FGCUPD said.

The suspect drove to campus but turned into the Welcome Center and assaulted the student. The student was then dropped off near Lutgert Hall.

The suspect is described to be in his mid 20's to early 30's, with short black hair and a medium build. He was wearing a dark t-shirt and possible dark jeans during the time of the incident.

If you have any information you are asked to call authorities.