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Tinder app at center of sexual assault investigation at Wayne State

Posted at 9:53 PM, Nov 04, 2017

An 18-year-old Wayne State university student told police she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on the dating app Tinder.

The alleged incident happened at about 10 p.m. Wednesday at a residence hall on campus, police said.

The student told police she met the alleged offender on the dating app, invited him to her residence hall and was "forced to engage in non-consensual sexual activity."

Police said the male identified himself as "Leon Miller," but the name was not confirmed. The alleged offender is described as a black male about 20 years old, 6'2" tall with an athletic build and large tattoo on his chest.

The student told police she does not wish to prosecute this person if he can be positively identified.

In an email sent to students and faculty, the university advised students to use extra caution with persons met on social media or adult dating sites.