Sketch Released in UC Riverside Attack

The student was bound, driven around and eventually returned to the parking garage after she somehow convinced the man to let her go, police said

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    Police released a sketch of the man suspected of attacking a UC Riverside student over the weekend. The woman, a student of psychology, was able to talk the suspect into letting her go. Tony Shin reports from Riverside for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. (Published Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014)

    Riverside police on Wednesday released a sketch of the attacker who grabbed a UC Riverside student and forced her into his car over the weekend.

    The student was in the off-campus University Towers parking garage about 4:17 p.m. June 8 when she was grabbed the man, according to a news release from the Riverside Police Department.

    The attacker, a man in his late 20s to early 30s dressed in all black, grabbed the student and forced her in his Nissan Sentra, police said.

    The student was bound, driven around and eventually returned to the parking garage after she somehow convinced the man to let her go, police said.

    The girl, a psychology major, used knowledge of her studies to talk the man into releasing her, officials said.

    The man had medium length dirty blonde hair and was driving a 2009 or newer charcoal gray four-door Sentra, police said.

    He has a distinctive pink mole on his cheek, police said.

    Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Riverside Police detectives at 951-353-7134 or 951-353-7135.

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