Sexual misconduct reported on UMN campus

An all-campus alert reported a victim was slapped and pinched by five suspects.

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

Tony Saunders

A University of Minnesota Police car is parked outside of the Graduate Hotel on East Bank on Thursday, June 21.

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A victim was sexually assaulted by five suspects on the University of Minnesota campus Saturday evening, according to an all-campus alert. 

The incident occurred around 6 p.m. on Washington Avenue Southeast and Harvard Street Southeast. The victim was “slapped and pinched on the behind” by five suspects between the ages of 10-16, according to the alert. One of the suspects was described as 5 feet, 3 inches tall and wearing a multicolored backpack, according to the alert. 

This is the second all-campus alert at the University of Minnesota this week. On Thursday morning, an attempted abduction took place in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood.

This is a breaking news story. More information may be added as it becomes available.