A woman was reportedly sexually assaulted in Isla Vista on Saturday, according to a university crime alert Sunday from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office.
Police said the assault occurred when a woman who was lost walked into a residence on the 6700 block of Estero Road Saturday afternoon.
According to police, a male subject assaulted a woman at the residence that afternoon between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The woman was able to leave with the help of some friends, police said, and she reported the sexual assault to the I.V. Foot Patrol the next day.
Law enforcement said the suspect is male, though there is currently no further information.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case. Anyone with information can call 805-681-4171 or use the Sheriff’s office anonymous tip website.