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Thursday October 28th, 2021 3:45AM

UGA police arrest suspect in weekend assault

By AccessWDUN staff
  Contact Editor

Authorities have arrested a suspect in the weekend assault and robbery of a woman on the University of Georgia campus over the weekend.

According to CBS 46 in Atlanta, Tritavious Malik Harris, 24, was arrested Monday.

Harris is charged with kidnapping, sexual battery, battery, simple assault, criminal trespass, robbery and aggravated battery.

Original story posted Sept. 20, 2021, at 1:47 p.m.:

Officers with the University of Georgia Police Department are searching for a man who attacked a woman on the UGA campus over the weekend. 

CBS 46 in Atlanta reported an officer found the woman unconscious on a sidewalk near Fulton Street around 2:33 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. 

Surveillance footage from a nearby camera recorded the assault. The suspect, described as a black man with medium build, physically assaulted the woman, stole her cell phone and then groped her. The suspect left the scene when two other men approached the area. 

The television station said other students received an alert about the assault via email and text.

Anyone who may have information on the incident is asked to call the UGA Police Department at 706-542-2200.

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