A student of a premium design institute here was allegedly molested by a streaker, inside the girls' hostel premises, police said on Thursday.
The incident took place on Wednesday early morning in National Institute of Design (NID), when the girl, after fetching water from the cooler in her hostel, was returning to her room in second floor, they said.
According to the complaint registered by her, when she was returning, a naked man grabbed her from behind in the passage way on the first floor.
She fought to free herself and raised an alarm, the complaint said, adding, since she caught the streaker's hand, the man bit her on her shoulder to free himself.
There was a scuffle between the two following which both fell on the floor due to which the girl sustained injuries on her nose and arms, while the man managed to escape, it added.
NID officials said a police complaint has been lodged and the girl was admitted to a private hospital for treatment.
Institute's Registrar Vijaya Deshmukh said security has been increased near the girls' hostel, especially at the rear end side which oversees the Sabarmati river bank.
Police said further investigations are on.