Boulder police continue search for sex assault suspect
Boulder police continue to search for the suspect in a sex assault that occurred Jan. 18, 2014. (Photo: Boulder Police Department)
BOULDER, Colo. — A 20-year-old female was sexually assaulted in Boulder early Saturday morning, reported the Boulder Police Department.
The victim was walking alone in the area of E. Euclid Avenue and 30th Street shortly before 3 a.m. when she was pushed to the ground from behind by an unknown man, said police. The suspect sexually assaulted her as she screamed for help.
A resident in a nearby home heard the woman’s scream and contacted police.
The suspect fled the scene and was last seen running towards 30th Street, said police.
Investigators described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 20s, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-6 and of medium build. He had short, dark hair in a “spiked” style with a full mustache and long sideburns. He also wore wire-rimmed glasses, a dark hooded sweater with white lettering and carried a dark-colored backpack.
The victim suffered minor physical injuries and was taken to the hospital for a SANE test, said police.
Police are asking for anyone who may have seen the incident or been in the area between 2:30 a.m. and 3 a.m. to contact authorities at 303-441-3333 or Detective Jack Gardner at 303-441-1851.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website. Those submitting tips to Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.