Sexual assault reported on HSC Monday morning

Temple and Philadelphia police are investigating a sexual assault of a woman on N. 13th Street near W. Westmoreland Street on Health Sciences Campus Monday.

Executive Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone said the woman was sexually assaulted at around 12:30 a.m. The woman described the suspect as a man with a long goatee wearing blue Puma sneakers, a blue jacket and blue jeans. She added she believed the man had a gun and walked with a limp.

Leone added the woman did not want further police investigation and left the hospital against medical advisory.

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