UNC Charlotte student living in Pine Hall was woken from her sleep around 5:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31 when a male suspect allegedly entered her bedroom and sexual assaulted her.

Campus police have identified a suspect and have a warrant for his arrest. The suspect is an individual residents of the room believe to know.

Names have not yet been released regarding this case.

UPDATE, Jan. 31, at 5:30 p.m.

Campus police have arrested a suspect for the assault. Damion Pruitt, 21, was taken in custody by campus police for the assault. Pruitt is not a UNC Charlotte student.

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Eden Creamer was the Editor-in-Chief for the Niner Times from May 2013 through April 2015. She graduated from UNC Charlotte in May 2015, receiving her degree in Communication Studies with minors in English, Journalism and Women's Studies. She now does freelance proofing, copywriting and design in the Charlotte area, and can be reached at edencreamer@gmail.com

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