NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police at Christopher Newport University were investigating the possible sexual assault of a student that happened outside a campus building Tuesday night.

According to the college's online Criminal and Fire Incident Information Log, the attack took place outside Gosnold Hall at 11:04 p.m.

Police received the report about the assault at 11:32 p.m.

Gosnold Hall currently houses materials from the Trible Library (collections, periodicles, etc.) while the new phase of the library is under construction.

The school sent an alert to the CNU community that said the attacker approached the student near Gosnold Hall. The student did not know him.

The alert included this description:

White male

Approximately 20 years old,

Approximately 6’ tall

Blonde hair

No facial hair

Last seen wearing a blue beanie style hat with puff ball on top, black North Face jacket, and black athletic pants.

Police believe he left on a dark colored bicycle heading towards Potomac River Hall.

Anyone with information about the person or the assault is asked to call Christopher Newport University Police at (757) 594-7777.