Suspect arrested following assault near Fletcher Hall at ECU

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) A suspect has been arrested following what police are calling an assault that occurred at 8:30 pm Friday night near Fletcher Residence Hall at ECU.

ECU Police received a report that a female was walking on campus near Fletcher Residence Hall and was grabbed on the arm and back from behind by an unknown male.

The male was reported to be approximately 30 years old, wearing all black, possibly black gym shorts and a black t-shirt and a towel on his head. The male left running toward Reade Street and 5th Street.

The suspect was located on campus and was arrested by ECU Police after another citizen saw him on campus and notified the ECU Police Department.