Published: April 25, 2023

[12:15 p.m. | Tuesday, April 25]

UPDATE:  At approximately 2:30 a.m. two suspects attempted to rob a CU Boulder student in the parking lot of Williams Village. As the victim ran, the suspects fired two shots before fleeing in a white Jeep Cherokee. There were no injuries and the suspects did not acquire any belongings from the victim. There is no ongoing threat to campus and there is no information to suggest the suspects will return.  

The suspects are described as two Hispanic males, between 5’5” and 5’7” tall. Both were wearing black hoodies with black bandanas covering their faces. 

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

Anyone with information should call CU Boulder Police Detective Kevin Brough at 303-492-4469 and reference case number 2023-0800.  

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[4:24 a.m. | Tuesday, April 25]

CU EMERGENCY ALERT 2:  No injuries in Williams Village incident. Suspects have left the area. If you have any information, please call CU Boulder Police: 303-492-6666


[3:55 a.m. | Tuesday, April 25]

CU EMERGENCY ALERT:  Armed Robbery at CU Williams Village. Two suspects in dark clothing fired shots. Left in white Jeep Cherokee towards Baseline Road.