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UIPD Issues Crime Alert

University of Iowa Police are seeking a person of interest in connection with the Hawk Alert issued early this morning. This incident, which is now being investigated as an attempted sexual assault, occurred behind Mayflower Residence Hall on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at approximately 4:31 a.m. Indications are the assault occurred after the suspect approached the victim downtown and offered to escort the victim home. If you have any information, please call UI Police at 335-5022.

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.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

The Iowa City Police Department released the following information: Authorities in Iowa City are investigating an attempted sexual assault. Iowa City Police Officers responded to the 300 block of East College street shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning. According to the victim, she was speaking to a male in the breezeway next to the apartment building when he began to assault her. The victim began to yell for help which caused the suspect to flee the area. The suspect is described as a 6' black male between the age of 25-30, 160-175 pounds, with short hair. He was wearing a light colored shirt and dark pants. Anyone with information about this incident, or incidents similar to this, is requested to contact the Iowa City Police Department (319) 356-5275.

UIPD issues Crime Alert

On July 16 at approximately 7:50 p.m., a UI employee was walking toward her vehicle on level 1 of the Melrose Avenue Parking Facility (Hospital Ramp 4) when she saw a male attempting to remove a bumper sticker from her car. When she intervened, the suspect displayed a knife. She fled and called police who immediately checked the area but the suspect was not located.