UCLA student attacked by knife-wielding suspect while jogging

The University of California, Los Angeles campus is seen in this undated file photo.

A UCLA student was attacked while jogging early Thursday morning.

Campus police say the student was jogging on Veteran Avenue, just south of Sunset Boulevard, at about 4:50 a.m. when the suspect grabbed her from behind and attempted to sexually assault her.

The victim says the suspect had a knife, but she was able to escape. She reported the attack about 20 minutes later.

The suspect was about 6 feet tall with a medium to large build. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with further information on this incident was urged to contact the UCLA Police Department at (310) 825-1491.

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