Ithaca, N.Y. — A male victim was sexually assaulted at Ithaca College shortly after midnight on Sunday, according to the IC Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

The attack occurred around 12:10 a.m. Sunday on the walking trail behind Wood Field between Circle Apartments and the Terraces, a statement from IC said.

The victim told authorities that as he was walking northeast on the trail he was approached from behind, pushed off the trail into the woods by the attacker and sexually assaulted.

Authorities released this description of the assailant:

* Pale-skinned white male

* Approximately 5’11 in height

* Brown/blondish colored hair, medium length

* Very blue eyes

* Very long fingers

* Last seen wearing a white V-neck tee-shirt, black skinny jeans and dark-colored “Toms” shoes

IC urges anyone with information about the incident to call  607-274-3333.

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Jeff Stein

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