24 Aug 2011

Woman attacked on campus

5:53 am on 24 August 2011

Police are investigating an attack on a woman at the Massey University campus in central Wellington on Tuesday night.

The police say a man approached her from behind at about 10pm. He covered the woman's mouth with his hand and dragged her into a secluded area of the Taranaki street campus.

Police say she was able to scream for help and punch the assailant , who ran off.

The woman has described the man as caucasian, of medium height and build with light coloured hair. He appeared to be aged between 25 - 35.