University of Colorado Boulder sends text message warning after CU student assaulted on campus

BOULDER, Colo. - Students at the University of Colorado in Boulder got a text at 4 a.m. warning them about an aggravated assault on campus Friday morning.

Witnesses told campus police that two male suspects approached a group of students at the Broadway/Euclid underpass about 1:20 a.m. and reportedly made derogatory comments.

A male student overheard the conversation, intervened and punched one of the suspects, police said.

The two suspects punched and kicked the student, then ran off, police said.

The CU student was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to his face, including fractures and broken bones.

Police said both suspects were described as a white, college-aged men, 5'8 to 5'10. One suspect had a skinny build and long, brown hair. The second suspect had buzzed, blond hair.

If you saw the assault or have any information about the suspects, investigators ask that you call CU Police at 303-492-6666. 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.

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