Stonehill College student reports sexual assault

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EASTON, Mass. (AP) — Police at Stonehill College in eastern Massachusetts are investigating the sexual assault of a female student during the Roman Catholic school's family weekend.

The student told officials that she was sexually assaulted at about 2 a.m. Sunday on a pathway near the school's library. She described the suspect as a man with strawberry-blond hair.

Campus police and local police in Easton are investigating. They're asking anyone with information to call them.

College officials say they have expanded patrols on campus. They say the school offers sexual assault victims medical treatment, counseling, alternative housing options and other services.

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