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HAWK ALERT Sex assault at Slater Hall. White male wearing Hawaiian shirt.

HAWK ALERT Sex assault at Slater Hall. White male, possibly between the ages of 18-20 wearing a short sleeve Hawaiian shirt. Wearing a blue and green wrist band, hair is wavy brown, shoulder length, no facial hair, thin to medium build. May have a laceration his forehead. Occurred possibly around 3:30 AM.

Situation Update(s): 

Suspect description: White male, possibly between the ages of 18-20 wearing a short sleeve Hawaiian shirt. Wearing a blue and green wrist band, hair is wavy brown, shoulder length, no facial hair, thin to medium build. May have a laceration his forehead. Occurred possibly around 3:30 AM.

04/08/2018 - 5:19am

Suspect was last seen running down the stairwell in Slater Hall. If you have any information about this incident, please report it to the UI Police Department at: 319-335-5022.

04/08/2018 - 5:40am
Status: 
Open - Investigation Ongoing
Notes: 

UPDATE 1:10 p.m.: The person of interest is being interviewed by detectives at this time.

The department would like to thank members of the community for their assistance and support with the investigation. We appreciate your vigilance, assistance, and sense of caring for one another.

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On Sunday, April 8, 2018, University of Iowa Police received a call at 4:54 a.m. about a sexual assault that occurred in Slater Hall.

UI Police responded immediately and began an investigation. After gathering information about the incident, a Hawk Alert was issued at approximately 5:18 a.m., which included a detailed description. The suspect was described as a white male with wavy brown shoulder length hair, no facial hair, and a medium build between the ages of 18 and 20. He was wearing a short sleeve Hawaiian shirt, and a blue and green wristband. He may also have a laceration his forehead. The suspect was last seen running down the stairwell at Slater Hall. 

UI Police are actively investigating this incident, and more information will be shared when it becomes available.

If you have any information about this incident, please report it to UI Police by calling 319-335-5022, or using the Rave Guardian app to send UI Police a text message.