Man allegedly assaults student in Dixon Hall restroom

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A female student reported that she was sexually assaulted in the restroom of Dixon Hall at approximately 5 a.m. this morning, according to a crime alert sent to Tulane students, faculty and staff.

The student said she was returning to campus from the direction of Audubon and Zimpel with a group of male college students when they decided to stop at Dixon Hall to use the restroom. One of the men followed her into the women’s restroom, where, she reports, he assaulted her.

The victim said the subject was a tall white male with dark hair and facial hair. He was last seen wearing a white button-down shirt.

The victim notified TUPD of the incident after returning to her residence. TUPD and NOPD are investigating.