In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Act Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department is issuing a notice of potential assault.
March 14, 2017
The UCCS Police Department is actively investigating a crime involving a student who reported being grabbed from behind by an unknown male on March 13, 2017 at approximately 8:50 pm. The student was walking behind the Roaring Fork building at the time of the incident. According to the student the incident ended quickly and the male party ran west into the field behind the Roaring Fork building. No serious physical injury occurred. The student remembers that the unknown male was wearing a grey in color hoodie at the time of the offense.
REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department urges everyone to use caution when encountering individuals who are not personally known to them and to remain aware of their surroundings at all times. Please report any suspicious activity or suspicious persons to the University Police Department.
If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation contact the University Police Department at 719-255-3111, attention to Detective Corporal Martin Toetz, or in person at the Department of Public Safety located inside the Gateway Hall building. Please encourage anyone with information to assist us in keeping the campus safe.
If anything suspicious occurs or you are the victim of a crime, immediately contact the University Police Department from any campus phone by dialing 9-1-1 or at 719-255-3111 from your cell phone. Be aware of the Blue Light emergency telephones in the parking lots and throughout the campus. Report all suspicious persons or incidents directly to the University Police Department.
The University Police Department provides escorts to any of the parking lots and nearby side streets, upon request. This service operates during the hours of darkness.
Interim Chief Marc Pino
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Police Department