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University of Utah Police Investigating Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault on Campus

Apr 13, 2019, 8:58 AM | Updated: Apr 14, 2019, 8:16 am

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – University of Utah police are investigating an alleged attempted sexual assault that happened around 12:50 a.m. Saturday in the Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot.

The victim is a female who is not affiliated with the University of Utah and the suspect is described as a white male with dark, short hair, wearing jeans and a dark jacket, Sgt. Mark Veatupu said.

An update to the alert that went out Sunday stated the suspect drove westbound in a truck that is described as a dark color (blue, black or purple) 1998 to 2002 Toyota Tacoma extended cab. The truck has a utility toolbox mounted in the bed of the truck that is also a dark color and a dark colored bug deflector on the front hood. The vehicle has aluminum alloy wheels and possibly a TRD (Toyota Racing Development) sticker on the truck bed.

Police are asking that you call 801-585-2677 with any information.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

In the immediacy of this event:
• If you wish to use a courtesy escort anywhere on University campus, 24-hours-a-day, call 801-585-2677 to arrange service.
• Be alert of your surroundings and immediately report any suspicious activities.

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University of Utah Police Investigating Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault on Campus