Woman sexually assaulted in Boulder; Police search for suspect

BOULDER, Colo. - The Boulder Police Department is investigating a sex assault which occurred in the area of E. Euclid Avenue and 30th Street at 2:43 a.m. on Saturday.

The victim is a 20-year-old female who was walking alone when she was pushed to the ground from behind by an unknown male, who sexually assaulted her as she was screaming for help. The victim suffered minor physical injuries in the incident that did not require medical treatment.

A resident in a nearby home heard the victim scream and called police. The suspect fled the area and was last seen running toward 30th Street, near E. Euclid Avenue.

Investigators are looking for the suspect, who is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, between 5-feet five and five feet six-inches tall, medium building, with short, dark hair in a "spiked style.  He had a full mustache and long sideburns and was wearing wire rim glasses.  The suspect was wearing a dark hoody with white lettering and was carrying a dark-colored backpack.

Police are working to identify the suspect and are asking anyone who may have seen the incident or been in the area of 30th and E. Euclid between 2:30 and 3:00 a.m. to contact investigators. Non-emergency dispatch may be reached at 303-441-3333, and Detective Jack Gardner may be reached at 303-441-1851. Those who have information but who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. T

Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. 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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