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Police: University of Maryland student touched inappropriately

Friday - 11/1/2013, 11:49am  ET

WASHINGTON - A University of Maryland student says she was touched inappropriately while walking near campus Thursday night.

The woman told police she was walking along Baltimore Avenue near Chapel Field in College Park at about 9:45 p.m. when a man approached her and put his arms around her shoulders. When she pushed him away, he approached her again and grabbed her backside, authorities say.

The man fled the scene following the incident. The woman was not harmed, according to police.

Authorities had not released a description of the man.

Prince George's County police are investigating the case. Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspects are encouraged to contact police (911 or 301-772-4908).

Those with information who want to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477), text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) or submit a tip here.

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