VCU police issue another alert following home invasion, sexual assault

VCU police issue another alert following home invasion, sexual assault

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The VCU Police Department has issued another alert to students living in the Carver neighborhood following a home invasion and sexual assault early Thursday morning.

This comes just days after an alert was issued following a violent robbery on Monday night.

Thursday's alert was issued after a victim says they were attacked inside their home in the 800 block of Catherine Street around 3 a.m. Thursday. The suspect entered the home through an unlocked door.

"The suspect assaulted the survivor, took personal belongings and eventually left the residence in an unknown direction," the alert said.

The suspect is described as a young male with a thin build. He's about 5'10" tall and was wearing all dark clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at (804) 646-5100 or VCU Police at (804) 828-1196.

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