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19-year-old man arrested in connection to UWM assaults

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police arrested a 19-year-old man for disorderly conduct in connection to a reported assault near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

The incident occurred on Nov. 12.

According to police, the suspect is also a person of interest in connection to fourth-degree sexual assaults which occurred near the UWM campus. 

The Milwaukee Police Department thanks UW-Milwaukee Police for their assistance in this investigation.

Criminal charges will be presented to the District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee issued the following statement Wednesday evening:

"The UW-Milwaukee Police Department has been working with Milwaukee police and the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office on the investigation into the assaults near campus. As the investigation is ongoing, the university cannot comment on the matter in any detail. We can confirm, however, that the suspect is not a student at UWM. UWM remains committed to ensuring the safety of its students and all members of the campus community."
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