UNT student tells police he was kidnapped, sexually assaulted

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University of North Texas police have issued a crime alert after a male student told police he was kidnapped, driven to a remote location, and sexually assaulted.

The incident began about 7 p.m. Tuesday. when a blue 4-door car with blue interior, possibly an older model Nissan, pulled up alongside the student as he walked between the Denton college's Radio, Television and Film building and the Art building in the 300 block of Welch Street..

The student told police that the two occupants asked him for directions to Kerr Hall and that he willingly got into their car to direct them there.

Instead, the car's passenger pulled a knife. The victim's eyes were covered and he was driven to a nearby, unknown remote area where he was sexually assaulted before being freed on the campus' east side, the release states.

The driver is described as a white male in his early 20s, 6-feet tall, with a muscular build, short brown hair and clean-shaven. He was wearing a blue T-shirt, torn blue jeans and brown boots.

The passenger is described as Hispanic, in his early 20s, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a stocky build, medium skin color and a dark, faux hawk. He was clean-shaven and wearing an orange T-shirt, blue jeans, and blue-and-white cheap tennis shoes, police said.

Anyone with information about the offense is asked to call the UNT Criminal Investigations Division at 940-565-3006. Anonymous tips can be given by calling UNT Crime Stoppers at 940-369-TIPS (8477).

Deanna Boyd, (817) 390-7655

Twitter: @deannaboyd

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