A female Georgetown University student was sexually assaulted early Sunday near the campus, authorities said.

The woman was injured in the assault, which occurred about 2:15 a.m. on 36th Street just north of N Street, the campus public safety department said.

Details of her injuries were not available..

The suspect was described as a white man, between 18 and 22 years old, about 6 feet tall, with short brown hair. He was wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans, the safety department said.

The site of the attack is about one block east of the main campus and is near university buildings that are just off campous.