The University of Iowa

UI Police actively investigating Saturday Hawk Alert

On Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, University of Iowa Police received a call at 4:31 a.m. about a possible assault behind Mayflower Hall.

When UI Police arrived at 4:36 a.m., the suspect was still on scene, but fled. Police pursued him on foot, checked the area, and called in a K9 to assist with the search but were unable to locate the suspect.

After gathering information about the incident, a Hawk Alert was issued at approximately 5:54 a.m., which included a description of the suspect.

UI Police are actively investigating the incident. More information will be shared when it becomes available.

UI Police would like to thank members of the UI community who reported this incident to police. Keeping our community safe is a team effort, and this community response helped stop a crime in action.

If you have any additional information about this incident, please call UI Police at 335-5022.