Published: Oct. 18, 2022

CU Boulder Police (CUPD) is investigating a report of a sexual assault. The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Mon. Oct. 17, 2022, at 1480 30th St. outside of the Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG). 

Police say the suspect struck the female victim and then sexually assaulted her.

Police are searching for the suspect.

The suspect is described as a tall white or light-skinned male with a long, dark beard, wearing several layers of clothing. The suspect was also wearing what is described as work-style gloves with removable fingertips. 

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, and reference case number 2022-1782. If you wish to share information anonymously, information on contacting Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers by phone or email is available on the CUPD website.

Here are some safety resources available to students, faculty and staff at CU Boulder:

All of our students, faculty, and staff can download the Guardian Mobile Safety App. The Guardian app provides another way to get CU Boulder Alerts and also features tools like a safety timer, so friends can monitor you if you’re walking alone, and call for help if you don’t reach your destination at the expected time. You can download the Guardian App for free on the app store or Google Play store.

In addition, CU NightRide is a student-operated program dedicated to meeting the safety needs of CU students, faculty and staff by providing night-time transportation to support a safe academic and socially responsible environment both on campus and in the community. CU NightRide is free for CU students, faculty and staff.

Fall Semester 2022 NightRide Hours:

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Friday–Saturday: 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.