NSU sexual assault suspect arrested

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NORFOLK, Va. – The person suspected in a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at Norfolk State University on Wednesday is now in custody.

A NSU student reported the sexual assault to Norfolk Police early Wednesday.

Norfolk Police contacted NSU Police and said the student reported that the incident happened shortly after midnight in the parking lot behind the Midrise Residence Hall on campus.

The victim said she had met the suspect, who was known to her, in the parking lot in the 700 block of Park Avenue, and he sexually assaulted her.

The suspect, who is not a NSU student, has been identified as 40-year-old Ugonna Onuoha. He was arrested in Suffolk without incident.

NSU faculty remind students to walk in groups late night and to be mindful of their surroundings.

If you have any information that can help police call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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