Published: Jan. 21, 2021

To the CU Boulder Community:

A photo showing the area where the incident took placeOn Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at approximately 1:45 p.m., the CU Boulder Police Department (CUPD) was notified of a possible stabbing that the Boulder Police Department (BPD) was investigating in the area of the Andrews Arboretum just south of Broadway and Marine Street. The victim reported that the incident took place in the wooded area along the bike path that traverses down the hill from Main Campus. At this time, BPD is still gathering suspect information.

The Boulder Police Department is currently investigating the incident. Please avoid the area. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact BPD at (303) 441-3333. If you wish to share information anonymously, information on contacting Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers is available at If you are concerned about a loved one, please reach out to them directly.

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

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender, and/or religious affiliations are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

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.