Kennesaw State University statement regarding attack of a student on campus

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KENNESAW, Ga. (May 4, 2012) -- The Kennesaw State University campus is on alert in response to…

Georgia (May 4, 2012) —  

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 4, 2012) -- The Kennesaw State University campus is on alert in response to an attack of a student this morning.
The Department of Public Safety is conducting an investigation into the attack of a female KSU student at approximately 6:00 a.m. this morning, near her vehicle which was parked at the KSU Place residence hall.
The alleged attacker has been described as an African-American male with dread locks, wearing a ski mask, dark-colored sweater, jeans, colorful Nike tennis shoes, and a dark-colored watch.  The alleged attacker is said to be driving a silver car, possibly an older model Honda Civic. 
No one has been apprehended at the present time. The campus community is being urged to use caution and remain observant of their surroundings.





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