CU Police investigating attempted sexual assault on west end of the CU-Boulder campus

April 27, 2013

From the University of Colorado Police Department

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault on the west end of campus near Broadway.  On April 27, 2013 a female CU student reported to police that around midnight she was attacked near the Broadway bike path while walking home from a party on the Hill.  According to the victim, the suspect approached from behind, pushed her to the ground, placed a pair scissors to her throat, and began to remove her clothing.  The female struck the suspect in the face and was able to flee the scene.

The female described the attacker as follows:

·      White male

·      Approximately 50 years old

·      5’ 6”

·      Scruffy beard

·      Crooked teeth

·      Wearing dark colored athletic shorts and a white t-shirt

The casenumber is 2013-1059.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact Sergeant Michael Lowry at 303-492-8168. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted via the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

Contact: Robert Axmacher, Commander, Police Department                         

303-492-2303 / axmacher@colorado.edu

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