Deputies continue search for man who allegedly raped UCF student

Deputies say student was taking out trash when gunman approached her

ORLANDO, Fla. - Deputies say they are continuing to search for the man who allegedly sexually assaulted a University of Central Florida student.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Friday on Discovery Drive near the UCF campus.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said the 32-year-old student was taking out the trash at her apartment when she said an unknown man with a gun approached her and sexually assaulted her. He is reported to have a handgun.

After the attack, deputies said the suspect ran to a yellow car and sped away.

Deputies described the suspect as a black man who is 6-feet tall with a skinny body type.

The woman was taken to Florida Hospital East for evaluation.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said it will not release names of the woman or apartment complex due to privacy reasons.

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