The victim told the University Police Department a man she did not know struck her in the face, sexually assaulted her and stole her wallet and other items around 9:33 p.m. Wednesday.
CPD identified the suspected perpetrator as Jowell Travis Legendre, a 29-year-old Louisa County resident, and charged him with object sexual penetration, forcible sodomy, robbery, grand larceny and credit card larceny. Legendre was arrested in Fluvanna County.
Police says the incident occurred the intersection of 14th Street and Grady Avenue — an area with many off-Grounds student rentals. Charlottesville police said the investigation is ongoing.