A man reportedly walking a dog approached a woman Friday evening, and the two walked together before he sexually assaulted her and then fled, police said.

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Seattle police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred in a University District alley Friday evening.

A woman told police she was walking in the 5200 block of 15th Avenue Northeast when a man in his 20s, who was walking a dog, approached her, Seattle police said. The age of the woman is unknown.

The two reportedly walked a few blocks together until he sexually assaulted her near Northeast 56th Street and then fled, police said.

The man is described as about 5 feet 8 with blond hair; he was wearing glasses at the time of the assault, police said.

Since the beginning of March, University of Washington police have issued three alerts for unrelated sexual-assault reports near or on the campus, the most recent on May 1.

Under the Clery Act, colleges are required to report crime statistics on or near their campuses.

In one of those incidents, a woman told investigators a man pushed her to the ground and then sexually assaulted her in the 4700 block of 18th Avenue Northeast, less than a mile from Friday’s reported assault.

At this time, Seattle police said they have no evidence to suggest the Friday report is connected to any other incidents.

They ask anyone with information on the incident or man to call 206-684-5575.