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Crime Alert: Twin Cities Campus

On Sunday, July 6 at approximately 4:15 p.m. a University of Minnesota student was the victim of a criminal sexual conduct—molestation. The incident occurred just off campus near the intersection of Delaware Street and Huron Boulevard.

As the victim was walking home, the suspect approached her from behind and grabbed her breast on top of her clothing. The suspect quickly released the victim and ran behind a building. The victim was not injured.

The victim describes the suspect as a white male, between 20 and 30 years of age, five feet five inches to six feet one inch tall, with a medium build. The suspect was wearing an orange and white striped shirt and a black baseball cap. The victim believes she saw the suspect drive past a short time later in a red or maroon colored car with a number of stickers on the back.

Minneapolis Police are investigating this off campus crime. Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police Tip Line at 612-692-8477 and reference case number MP-14-232324.

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Information to Know

The University of Minnesota does not tolerate racial profiling. View the UMPD's Racial/Bias Based Profiling Policy.

The University of Minnesota issues Crime Alerts for crimes that may pose an ongoing threat to the University community. These alerts are to aid the campus community in its safety and are in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

This message was sent by the University Police Chief Greg Hestness to all Twin Cities students, faculty, and staff.