UPDATE | Cal State Long Beach police officials have released a photo of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a male student at an off-campus dorm on Sunday.
The incident happened at the Beachside College housing complex, located at 4835 East Pacific Coast Highway.
The student was meditating on a grassy lawn near his residence when the suspect approached him. When the victim became uncomfortable and began walking to his dorm room, the suspect reportedly followed him into the residence hall and into the building’s internal staircase, according to the police report.
“While on the stairs the victim stated the male subject, who was a few steps below him, reached between the victim’s legs and fondled his genitals,” officials stated. “The victim confronted the male subject who then left the area without further incident.”
PREVIOUSLY: Male Student Sexually Assaulted at Cal State Long Beach Off-Campus Dorm
2/12/18 at 3:57PM | By Medina Kabir | In an email sent Sunday afternoon, Cal State Long Beach police alerted students to an incident involving a male student being sexually assaulted by an unknown suspect at the Beachside off-campus dorm that morning.
Around 9:45AM, the student sat on the lawn of the Beachside dorm, located near Clark Avenue at Pacific Coast Highway, when an unknown suspect approached the student and put his arm around him, authorities reported.
The student felt uncomfortable and left the area to go back inside the dorm building where the suspect followed him inside and grabbed his genitals on the stairs.
The suspect was described as a white male in his late twenties, weighing 160 pounds and with short brown hair, blue eyes. He was wearing a dark colored shirt and blue jean pants at the time, reported officials.
It was unclear if the suspect was a student.
Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact UPD Detectives by telephone at (562) 985-4101.