Calgary police are looking for a man who grabbed a woman at the University of Calgary Wednesday evening.

The incident happened at 6:45 p.m. MT as an 18-year-old woman was walking tacross the east side of campus.

Police say she was approached by a man who held her wrists and hugged her several times before she was able to get away.

The offender fled in the opposite direction. The woman reported the incident to police Thursday afternoon.

The suspect is described as Asian, roughly five feet six inches tall, roughly 22 to 25 years in age, with a slim build.

Police says he has black hair, brown eyes and stubble on his face. At the time of the offence, he was wearing a bright-green T-shirt and dark-coloured cargo shorts.

Anyone who may have information about the incident is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers.