COLUMBIA, Mo. -

Columbia police are investigating a sexual assault that happened near the University of Missouri campus.

University police say the Columbia Police Department received a report about an incident that happened in the 1400 block of Bouchelle Avenue, which is across from the MU campus.

A female victim told police she was assaulted around 2 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8. The victim said she was walking home when a man stopped her and grabbed her chest. When she resisted, the man fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a mixed race man with a medium skin ton, approximately 5'6" tall, with a slender build and short brown hair.