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Safety Update: Boulder PD investigating sexual assault in the 1100 block of Ninth Street

Below is a Boulder Police Department news release on an alleged sexual assault.


Saturday, July 7, 2012
Contact: Kim Kobel, Boulder Police, 303-441-3370
Police investigating sexual assault
Boulder police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that was reported to have happened in the 1100 block of 9th St. on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at approximately 3:29 a.m.
The victim told police that she was walking home alone when she was grabbed from behind and attacked by an unknown male. She says the male sexually assaulted her, but that the attacker fled after she screamed and fought with him.
She went to a nearby home and asked for help. The resident at that home told officers that he’d heard someone scream, which woke him up. He went outside to investigate and saw the victim outside the residence, and then called police.
The victim could not describe her attacker, so police cannot provide a description.
The case number is 12-9007 and is under investigation.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Det. Tom Dowd at 303-441-3385. 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. Tips can also be submitted through 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.