The Boston University Police Department received reports of a potential indecent assault at one of the Whitestone dormitories at 725 Commonwealth Ave. at 5:40 p.m. Monday, according to a BUPD emergency alert sent over text message at 6:46 p.m.
The suspect was described as a white male who is approximately 70-years-old and 5′ 10″, according to the emergency alert. He was described as having gray hair and was last seen wearing glasses, a light colored shirt and a black sweater, pants, and shoes.
Indecent assault is defined as any non-consensual sexual assault that does not involve unwanted sexual intercourse, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
If student encounter an individual matching this description, BUPD warned against approaching the individual and encouraged anyone with information to call BUPD at 617-353-2121 immediately, according to the emergency alert.