Sketch released in attempted Boulder sex assault

BOULDER, Colo. - The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department has asked for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an attempted sexual assault that occurred late Friday night on April 26 near Broadway and Pleasant Street.

A female CU student reported to police that she was attacked hear the Broadway bike path while walking home from a party on The Hill.

According to the victim, the suspect approached her from behind, pushed her to ground and placed a pair of scissors to her throat. As he began to remove her clothing, she struck him in the face and was able to get away, police said.

The woman described the attacker as a while male, about 50 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches, with scruffy beard and crooked teeth.  He was wearing dark-colored athletic shorts and a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information about the crime should contact Sergeant Michael Lowry at 303-492-8168. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted via the Crime Stoppers website at Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

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