UCLA police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a female student as she was walking near the campus.
The incident happened Sunday at 9 p.m. as the woman was on her cellphone while walking near the Hotel Palomar, at 10740 Wilshire Blvd., police said.( Tue Feb 11 17:04:26 PST 2014 $__output )
She was not injured.
The man was described as white, between 30 and 40 years old, 5 foot 10 to 5 foot 11, of average build and with dirty blond or brown spiked hair.( Tue Feb 25 19:41:10 PST 2014 $__output )
He was wearing a blue or purple long-sleeve dress shirt with white vertical stripes and Khaki pants.
He was seen getting into a newer model silver sedan parked on Selby Avenue.( Tue Feb 25 23:41:50 PST 2014 $__output )
It was the latest of several in recent months.
Two months ago, a woman was sexually assaulted at a dance party west of campus.
Three peeping Toms were seen west of campus in January. An arrest was made in that case.
Student Haley Mitchell said her sorority is so concerned their thinking of hiring security guards.
"It's so common recently," she said. "Something needs to be done."
Anyone with information on the most recent case was asked to call the UCLA Police Department at 310-825-1491. Refer to report #14-0549.