UCF police arrest man in assault at UCF parking garage

Authorities say man struck student with car, assaulted her on ground

ORLANDO, Fla. - UCF police say they have arrested a man who assaulted a woman after he hit her inside the university's parking garage.

The incident happened about 8:20 p.m. Friday in Garage G, located off West Plaza Drive by the UCF Arena on the north end of campus.

Police said the man struck a woman, who is a UCF student, with his car and then hit a wall inside the garage. He then got out of his car and assaulted the woman on the ground, according to UCF police.

A bystander scared the man off. Police said he ran into the woods near the garage.

The man, who is not a UCF student, was arrested by UCF police near the garage at 9:18 p.m.

The woman was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center. Police said the two know each other.

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