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ASU student sexually assaulted in Tempe dorm by man she met online

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PHOENIX – Police are looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting an Arizona State University student at a residential hall in Tempe early Monday morning after meeting her online.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male who is 40-45 years old.

ASU police said the suspect is thought to have gained the victim’s trust by lying about his age and/or identity on a social media platform before she agreed to meet him.

The man allegedly became physically aggressive before sexually assaulting the student, police said.

The woman reported the crime at 3:40 p.m. Monday.

No other information was immediately available.

Authorities said they want students to be alert to criminals using social media to target potential victims.

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