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Purdue Police question person of interest in alleged sexual battery

It's been more than a week without an arrest in an alleged sexual battery on Purdue's campus.

Posted: Oct. 15, 2018 10:21 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — It's been more than a week without an arrest in an alleged sexual battery on Purdue's campus.

But, we are now learning that the Purdue University Police Department has questioned a person of interest.

The alleged incident happened at Hicks Undergraduate Library.

PUPD released surveillance image of the man Oct. 4th.

He does not have any affiliation with the university.

A woman reported that a man reached under her skirt, grabbed her and took photos on his phone.

PUPD said the investigation is still-going and no arrest has been made.

If an arrest is made the identity will be released.

You're asked to call Purdue Police with any information at (765) 494-8221. Or you can call the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.

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