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Attempted sexual assault near UConn campus under investigation

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STORRS, CT (WFSB) -

Police are investigating an attempted sexual assault at off-campus house near the University of Connecticut on Friday.

An unidentified woman was attending a party at an undisclosed location when she told police that someone pulled her into a dark room.

While inside the room, the woman told police that the man attempted to sexually assault her, however she was able to fight him off.

"The female used self-defense measures to get out of the room and leave the party," police said in its report.

The woman told police that the unidentified man seemed to be intoxicated at the time of the incident.

The attempted sexual assault comes after four women who said they were sexually assaulted while attending the University of Connecticut announced the filing of a 38-page federal lawsuit against the school.

No arrests have been made in Friday's incident. The case is under investigation by the UConn Police Department at 860-486-4800.

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