Suspect Sought in MTU attack

Nearly two months after it happened, police are on the look-out for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Houghton.

Public Safety and Police Services say a 19-year-old female Michigan Tech Student was attacked while jogging along Lakeshore Drive in early morning hours on October 4th.

According to the police information, a man emerged from the bushes, pinned the victim to the ground, groped her and fled.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet-10 to 11 inches tall, and was wearing dark clothing. The lower half of his face was covered.

The assault is still being investigated.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Houghton police at 487-5912 or PSPS at 487-2216.

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