Around 10 p.m. Friday night, a citizen saw the man and contacted ECU Police, the alert said. ECU Police arrested the man, the alert said.
On Friday around 9 p.m. an ECU Alert email was sent to East Carolina University students informing students that a woman that had been grabbed on the arm and back near Fletcher Residence Hall around 8 p.m.
“The male was reported to be approximately 30 years old, wearing all black, possibly black gym shorts and a black t-shirt and a towel on his head,” the ECU Alert said.
The man ran towards Reade Street and Fifth Street. ECU Police are currently investigating the incident, the alert said.