UMass says student victim of attempted sexual assault near JFK/UMass T stop

Police at the University of Massachusetts report a woman was attacked around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on Sidney Street.

"The unknown suspect has been described as a white male, approximately 28-30 years old, heavy build with a scruffy brown beard, and wearing light blue jeans, sneakers, and a navy blue hoodie," police say.

Police urged student to never talk to strangers and to walk in well lighted areas.