PITTSBURG -- Police were called to Los Medanos Community College Thursday evening after a female student reported that she'd been accosted and sexually assaulted by a stranger inside a campus restroom.
Police immediately responded and began searching the campus. The sexual assault reportedly took place inside a restroom in the main complex on campus, according to Contra Costa Community Colleges spokesman Timothy Leong.
By Friday morning, campus police and Pittsburg investigators were following leads and working to identify a suspect, Leong said.
"We clearly want to communicate to students/staff and adjacent community that safety is our top concern for everyone," Leong said. "We are increasing our own police services in terms of manpower and resources to this campus, in order to help our college community to feel safe once again."
Anyone with information about this incident, or who has seen suspicious behavior on campus, is encouraged to call Pittsburg police at 925-252-4980 or 925-646-2441.
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