Sexual Assault

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Time & date of incident: Approximately 2:20 a.m. on Jan. 23, 2021

Location: Off-campus in the Shrine Auditorium parking structure at 3208 Royal Street.

Incident description: An individual reported that as he was walking in the parking structure, he was approached from behind by three males who sexually assaulted him.

Suspect description: Three males, Hispanic, mid-20s to early 30s, and wearing blue shirts and black pants. There was no further description.

Suspect vehicle:  No vehicle seen.

If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, DPS asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault or battery, please consult the USC Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX for additional support, which includes USC Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Services.