COLUMBIA — University of South Carolina police are looking for a male suspect after a female walking near the Strom Thurmond parking lot was grabbed “inappropriately” on Tuesday evening.
According to a USC crime bulletin, the second-degree assault was reported around 8:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Lincoln Street.
A female said an Hispanic male in his 30s, with facial hair and wearing a white hat, approached her and asked for directions. As she was walked away, the suspect grabbed her and then left the area.
Anyone with information is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC or send anonymous tips via text or online (www.midlandscrimestoppers.com).