Shortly after 12 p.m. today, June 1, 2017, a male transient digitally penetrated a female employee on the third level of the Norlin Library. The suspect ran away after the incident. The suspect and victim knew one another. The employee met the suspect within the past week and exchanged contact information with him. The employee was not expecting the suspect to stop by the library today.
The suspect has been identified as Lamin Njie, a 23-year-old black male who is 6-foot-1, 165 pounds. Njie has a criminal history of identity theft, trespassing, forgery and resisting arrest. The suspect was wearing a dark red long-sleeve shirt, blue baseball hat, black and white tennis shoes and a backpack of an unknown color.
The CU Boulder Police Department is looking for Njie. Anyone with information about this crime or Njie’s whereabouts is asked to call CUPD Dispatch at 303-492-6666.
This message is being sent pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“Clery Act”), a federal law that requires disclosure of major crime and policy information. For more information on the Clery Act and CU Boulder’s policies, please see the Clery webpage.
Sexual assault is not tolerated at CU Boulder. It can be both a crime and a violation of policy, see: University of Colorado Sexual Misconduct Policy, and CU Boulder’s Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance’s Process and Procedures.
CU Boulder reminds the community of the following information that could aid in the prevention of similar crimes:
- Sexual activity without consent (including with acquaintances, friends, or partners) is sexual assault.
- Consent cannot be obtained through coercion or threats.
- Use of alcohol or drugs may impair the ability to determine whether sexual activity is consensual.
- Learn more about the University of Colorado’s Sexual Misconduct Policy.
- Don’t ignore situations that seem problematic or indicators that someone is trying to take advantage of a person who is vulnerable. Learn to recognize high-risk situations and how to intervene effectivelyeffective ways to intervene as a bystander and skills for supporting friends.
If you are the victim of sexual assault, you have many options for reporting, services, and assistance. You can find those options here. Retaliation for reporting is strictly prohibited. For free and confidential support please contact CU Boulder’s Office of Victim Assistance (OVA), 303-492-8855.