CU Police investigate aggravated assault at Broadway underpass

Published: Aug. 22, 2013

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault which occurred at the Broadway / Euclid pedestrian underpass on the west side of the CU campus. At about 1:19 a.m. on August 23, 2013, CU Police responded to a report of an assault on the campus side of the pedestrian underpass.

According to witnesses, two male suspects approached a group of students and reportedly made derogatory statements including the fact that one of the individuals resembled a noted DJ and recording artist of Asian descent. A male CU student overhead the comment, intervened in the conversation, and punched one of the suspects. The two suspects proceeded to punch and kick the male student before fleeing to the east. The male CU student was transported to the hospital where it was determined that he suffered serious bodily injury to his face, including fractures and broken bones.
CU Police searched the area and were unable to locate the suspects. Witnesses provided the following description of the suspects:

Suspect #1
· White male
· College-aged
· 5’9 to 5’10
· Skinny build
· Long brown hair
· Wearing a gray shirt, shorts, and black socks

Suspect #2
· White Male
· College-aged
· 5’8 to 5’10
· Buzzed blond hair
· Wearing a black shirt and jeans

The case number is 2013-1700.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact CU Police at 303-492-6666. 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 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.

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