Written on Aug 20, 2012 | by Christopher Tulloch
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut police are investigating a report that a group of men have struck a woman with a skateboard and then sexually assaulted her at the main campus in Storrs.
Police say between two and five men assaulted the woman at about 12:10 a.m. Saturday near Eagleville and Glenbrook roads. Authorities did not release additional information.
Investigators are working to identify and capture the suspects. They urge witnesses and others with information to call police at 860-486-4800.
Police urge people on campus to avoid walking alone at night and stay away from isolated or dark areas.
They also urge people to turn down electronic devices that could distract them from potential safety hazards.
They want people on campus to stay alert and call police immediately to report suspicious or criminal activity.