Police investigating reported sexual assault near ECU

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT)- Greenville Police is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred near the East Carolina University campus Saturday morning.

Greenville Police tells WNCT that they responded to a home in the area of 5th and Elizabeth Street around 3:30 a.m. for the report of a sexual assault. Police say the reported assault occurred around 2:30 a.m. and there were no signs of forced entry.

Detectives are still in the early stages of the investigation. They are working to determine whether there is a connection between the suspect and the victim.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall, with dark hair and a scruffy beard.

No further information will be released at this point in the investigation.

The address of the home is being withheld in an effort to protect the victim’s identity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greenville Police at 252-329-4315. Information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.




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