UI student arrested for battery & stalking

Published 05/10 2013 05:19PM

Updated 05/10 2013 05:20PM

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A UI student was arrested for battery and stalking. 19-year old Andrey Yakolev, of Birmingham, AL, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon at Oglesby Hall, in the 1000-block of College Court, Urbana.

A female student told police Yakolev followed her from an elevator, forced his way into her room and tried to kiss her before she escaped and locked herself in a bathroom.

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