News UW Student Attacked
posted by January 8 at 18:06 PMon
Just after 7am this morning, a 22-year-old University of Washington student pulled her car into the north campus entrance—on 17th Ave NE and NE 45th street—with a serious head injury. According to UW police, the woman had been assaulted my an unknown male earlier that morning. The woman was transported to Harborview hospital where she is in critical condition.
According to UW Assistant Police Chief Ray Wittmier, the victim has only been able to answer yes or no questions due to her injuries. The police have not identified any suspects, and do not know where the woman was attacked, although they believe she would not have been able to drive far in her condition. Police say there is no indication it was someone she knew.
UWPD is asking anyone with information to call (206) 685-UWPD (8973).