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UIPD issues Crime Alert 17-10

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.

UIPD issues Crime Alert 17-08

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. The victim described the suspect as a white male in his late 20s with blonde hair and a longer goatee. He was wearing a white ball cap, a light blue short sleeved shirt, and khaki shorts with pockets.  This matter remains under investigation. If you have any information please contact UI Police at 335-5022. 

UIPD issues Crime Alert 17-07

According to an Iowa City Police press release, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 2:24 a.m., Iowa City Police officers responded to the area of College St. and Van Buren St. on the report of a strong arm robbery that had just occurred. The victims reported that they were walking on College St. when a group of African American males got out of a vehicle, assaulted them, and stole their wallets. The suspects returned to the vehicle and fled the area. Both victims sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment. Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect/s. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

According to an Iowa City Police press release, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 2:24 a.m., Iowa City Police officers responded to the area of College St. and Van Buren St. on the report of a strong arm robbery that had just occurred.  The victims reported that they were walking on College St. when a group of African American males got out of a vehicle, assaulted them, and stole their wallets.  The suspects returned to the vehicle and fled the area.  Both victims sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

University of Iowa officials received a report of a sexual assault that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, April 23rd,  at a westside residence hall. Indications are the assault was perpetrated by an acquaintance.