• UTPD: Student assaulted near campus

    A University of Texas student was assaulted Tuesday evening close to campus. 

    The assault occurred in West Campus around 6:10 p.m., according to an alert sent out to students from the University of Texas Police Department. 
    A female student said another woman punched her in the face. The assaulter is said to have short black hair, wearing a yellow shirt and blue shorts while toting a black backpack and burnt orange rolling suitcase. 
    The case is still under investigation, according to UTPD spokeswoman Rhonda Weldon. 
    UTPD has asked anyone who sees a woman matching this description to call them or 911 with her whereabouts.