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Sexual assault reported at UW campus dorm

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault on the UW-Madison campus.

According to UW-Madison police, someone reported a sexual assault at a campus residence hall around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The department has released few details about what happened, but ask anyone with information about the crime to contact police at (608) 264-COPS.

The suspect is described as a white man, 18 to 20 years old, 5'10" to 6' tall, thin build and shoulder length, dark brown hair.

Police say it's important for victims to report sexual assaults. The university offers confidential resources on campus. If you are a victim of sexual assault, visit the End Violence on Campus website.

For more information on campus security and the federal Clery Act working to keep campuses safe, visit the Department of Education's website.

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