Published: Aug. 18, 2022
Map of Williams Village area

To the CU Boulder community:

This message is sent in the interest of public safety and in compliance with federal law requiring timely warning notification of crimes committed on or near campus.

CU Boulder Police (CUPD) is investigating a report of a sexual assault at Williams Village North. The incident occurred at approximately 10 PM, Wed. Aug. 17, 2022.

Police say the suspect knocked on the victim’s door, grabbed the victim by the neck and sexually assaulted her at her residence. 

The suspect is described as a white male, college-aged, approximately 6”-6’1” tall, with dirty blonde hair, wearing a white or gray shirt and sweatpants. 

The female victim is a CU Boulder student.

Police advise students to use caution when opening doors, first verbally confirming identity before allowing anyone into residence hall rooms.

View a map of the location of this incident. 

CUPD is investigating. Anyone with information regarding this crime or the suspect’s location is encouraged to contact CUPD at (303) 492-6666. If you wish to share information anon/ymously, information on contacting Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers by phone or email is available at Please reference case number 2022-1140.

If additional information becomes available regarding this incident, it will be added to the CUPD Safety Alert webpage.

Campus Safety Information

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

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If you have experienced a traumatic incident, you have options for services and assistance. For free and confidential support please contact CU Boulder’s Office of Victim Assistance (OVA), 303-492-8855. OVA is a resource for those impacted by trauma as well as for those supporting impacted people.