UAlbany student assaulted on Hudson Ave.
According to an email sent by Director of Personal Safety and Off-Campus Affairs for the University Police Department Thomas Gebhardt, a female UAlbany student was the victim of an assault in the student ghetto last week.
Albany Police are currently investigating the assault, which occurred on March 20 at approximately 7 p.m. on the 400 block of Hudson Avenue. The female victim stated that she was approached from behind by a male who grabbed her around the neck, knocked her to the ground, struck her in the face and told her not to scream.
The victim was able to get away and suffered only minor abrasions, while the suspect fled the scene. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 155 pounds and was last seen wearing a dark green hoodie and blue jeans.
Police ask anyone with information contact the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.