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Authorities investigating sexual assault reported on ASU campus

The assault occurred at a co-ed facility on ASU's Tempe campus early Wednesday morning.

TEMPE, Ariz. — Police are investigating a sexual assault that was reported on Arizona State University's campus in Tempe Wednesday. 

The ASU Police Department said they received a report of a sexual assault that occurred near Tooker House on East University Drive early in the morning. 

Police said the suspect in the assault was a thin man, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and was last seen wearing an either black or white sweatshirt, and blue and white shorts. 

Officials have not yet released the circumstances that led up to the assault. 

The Tooker House is listed on ASU's website as a co-ed facility that provides single and double occupancy accommodations with suite-style bathrooms.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News as more information becomes available. 

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