Police in Saskatoon say they received a report of a sexual assault on Thursday night while a student walked towards her residence near the University of Saskatchewan.
The call came in at about 6 p.m. CST.
Police say the woman was inappropriately touched while walking on the 100 block of Cumberland Avenue.
The man is described as being in his 40s with a dark complexion and is around five feet six inches tall.
Police say the man was wearing a white shirt with a checkered or striped pattern.
Anyone with more information is asked to call police.