East Lansing Police Investigate Sex Assaults

By: News 10
By: News 10

Police in East Lansing are investigating 2 sexual assaults and one attempted sexual assault.

The most recent one happened last night, May 16 around 8pm in the parking lot outside the Abbott Pointe Apartments off Abbot Road.

Police say the suspect dragged the victim behind a dumpster, where he physically and sexually assaulted her before taking off on foot. The suspect was last seen on Abbot Road just north of Saginaw Street.

The suspect is described as a white male with an average build and height (5'5"-5'10"), approximately 18-25 years old. He was wearing a faded red or pink shirt, shorts and gray shoes with white socks.

A similar incident took place around midnight on Saturday, April 20, on Coolidge Road, south of Lake Lansing Road. The victim was dragged to a secluded area where she was physically and sexually assaulted.

Less than a week later, on Friday April 26, a woman was attempting to enter her home in the 300 block of Charles Street around 3am when she was dragged to a secluded area where she was physically assaulted and an attempted sexual assault occurred.

All three victims were MSU students and in all three cases, the suspect was was described as a white male with an average build and height (5'5"-5'10"), approximately 18-25 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact ELPD Officer Chris Shadduck at (517) 319-6842.


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