A masked man sexual assaulted a woman after entering an apartment near Western Michigan University’s campus Tuesday morning, police say.

Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to the call at an apartment in the 700 block of South Howard Street around noon March 21.

A weapon was used in the assault, according a press release. No information has been released about the type of weapon used or whether or not it was used to injure the victim.

“This appears to be an isolated incident at this time,” the press release said. “The weapon used in the incident was recovered at the scene.”

The suspect in the assault is described as a black male with brown eyes, 6’0 tall, muscular build. He was seen wearing a camouflage mask, black pullover sweatshirt and khaki pants, according to the press release.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public safety encourages anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.

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