Published: March 15, 2015

UPDATE 3/16/15 6:30PM:

During subsequent investigation by CUPD, it was found that the victim was a non-affiliate visiting the CU campus and unable to recall where the assault may have occurred.  It is believed that the victim had been at a location on University Hill earlier in the afternoon on March 14, 2015. 

At the current stage of the investigation, there is a limited amount of information available regarding this case.  If you can provide any information, please contact the CU Police at (303) 492-8168.  Currently, there is no suspect description or information available at this time.

Sexual violence can happen to anyone, regardless of their age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, class, race, appearance, ability or any other way they might identify. Across the CU-Boulder campus, we strive to ensure that support and resources are available for all survivors.  If you or someone you know has experienced an unwanted sexual encounter, the Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) offers free confidential information, support, advocacy, and short-term counseling to students, faculty and staff at CU, including their significant others.  OVA is a separate office, not connected to the police department.

For more information or to speak with a member of OVA’s staff, please call (303) 492-8855 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or visit OVA’s website here.

Original Release:

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department received a report from a female that a sexual assault may have occurred near the Norlin Library on Saturday, March 14 between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact CU Police Sergeant Steve Cowles at 303-492-6666. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may submit a tip via the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers website here.

This message is being sent pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, a federal law that requires colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to disclose major crime information to prospective and current students and employees. For more information on the Clery Act and CU-Boulder’s policies, please see the campus’ Annual Security and Fire Safety Report here.