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WSU student arrested for attempted rape

PULLMAN, Wash. - A 19-year-old Washington State University student was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of trying to rape a woman at the College Hill apartment complex.

According to Pullman police, Alex Jeung followed a college-aged woman as she was walking home from a party. When she got to the parking lot of her apartment complex, Jeung reportedly tackled the 19-year-old woman and groped her.

The woman started yelling and Jeung ran away. A man heard the woman's screams, saw Jeung running away and called police.

Police found Jeung a few blocks away from the apartment and arrested him on suspicion of felony attempted second-degree rape, felony indecent liberties and misdemeanor fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation.

The woman was treated at Pullman Regional Hospital for cuts to her face.