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Last Updated December 2, 2013
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Recent developments with evidence gathered on scene and submitted to CBI indicate that the two sexual assaults that occurred on the CSU campus on Sept 13 and Oct 24 at the Jack Christiansen track are not related to the incident reported to Fort Collins Police Services on November 9. The CSUPD investigation is ongoing; no further details will be released at this time.
Fort Collins police are continuing their investigation of the Attempted Sexual Assault that occurred on Nov. 9, 2013. A subsequent interview with the victim has resulted in an updated description by the victim and a more accurate composite drawing of the suspect.
The suspect in the assault early this morning is described as African American male, early 20’s, 5’9” to 5’11” with acne on his face, average to muscular build, with short black curly hair. The suspect was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with an unknown design on the front and dark jeans. The victim was able to complete a composite of the suspect.
0CSUPD is investigating an attempted sexual assault that occurred today (November 9) at 12:20 a.m. at Lake Street and railroad tracks.
The victim reported that the suspect is a black male who was wearing a white tshirt and jeans. He was about 6 feet tall, muscular and in his 20s. He was armed with a knife. He was last seen running east from Lake and the railroad tracks.
Anyone with information should call CSUPD at 970-491-6425.
CSUPD recommends that anyone walking or driving through campus at night should take necessary steps for their safety. If walking, use Safewalk or walk in groups. If driving, lock doors and do not stop for strangers.
In the last two weeks, the university has experienced the loss of two students in their residence hall rooms. We recognize that the deaths of our community members impact many students and employees.
Call 970-491-7669 to get the latest information about University operations and emergency closures, such as during severe weather.
The Colorado State University homepage, www.colostate.edu, will be updated with emergency information as needed.
The University Safety site, www.safety.colostate.edu, is the primary repository for health and safety information related to incidents on and near campus.
Campus-wide email may be used to communicate emergency information and critical updates to students, faculty and staff.
The University’s online newsletter, Today @ Colorado State, is a resource for information about university closures, such as a snow day.
All campus calls to 911 are routed to CSUPD dispatch. Additionally, the center utilizes a community notification system that allows the University to call specific land-based phones in a targeted area.
Local cable and broadcast stations may be interrupted with emergency notifications.
Many media outlets list school closures, such as snow days, and also provide information during an emergency or regarding a university closure.