PSU student reportedly assaulted, threatened at campus library

Surveillance video shows PSU assault suspect

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A Portland State University student reported being assaulted by a man who said he had a gun on campus Monday night. 

The student was at the Branford Price Millar Library at about 7 p.m. when she said a stranger physically assaulted her, according to PSU spokesman Ken Ma. 

The student said the man said he had a gun, but the gun was never seen. 

Public safety officers and Portland police searched the library and area but did not find the man in question.

Police are calling the man a "person of interest." He was described as a white man in his 20s, with acne scars on his face. He is of average height, wearing a black beanie, black jacket and blue jeans. 

Witnesses told KGW the library was evacuated briefly while police searched the area for the man. Students were given the all-clear to return to the library at about 7:45 p.m.  


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