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Crime Alert: Twin Cities Campus-Marcy Holmes

Saturday, February 21, 2015

On Saturday, February 21 at approximately 2:00 a.m., a University of Minnesota student was the victim of a criminal sexual assault. The assault occurred near the intersection of 5th Street SE and 14th Avenue SE in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood.

The victim had left a friend's apartment when she was either coerced or willingly got into a vehicle. The suspect, who was driving the vehicle, then drove her to an unknown location and sexually assaulted her.

The victim describes the suspect as a male, approximately five feet eight inches to five feet eleven inches tall with a medium build. The suspect is between the ages of 25 and 28 years old and spoke with an accent.

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 MP 15-061317.

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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.