A woman in Isla Vista says she was assaulted while walking along the 6580 block of Cervantes Road. The incident was reported to authorities Saturday night after 8 pm. The victim says a man grabbed her and tried to pull her into nearby bushes. She was able to get away. Police describe the suspect as a white male, about 20 years old, 6 foot 5 inches tall, with a buzz style hair cut. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. Saturday’s assault is the fourth assault against female students near campus since classes started in October. Three of those assaults were sexual assaults. UCSB Police sent out a text and email alert to students about the incident. Anyone with any information on this assault is encouraged to contact the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446 or Santa Barbara County Sheriff s Tip Line at the following link: sbsheriff.org/anonymoustips.html.
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