Suspect still at large

A suspect wanted by police investigating a report of a sexual assault which occurred on Sunday, Nov. 18 is still at large. The suspect was described at a light skinned male in his early 20s, with short dark hair and “scruffy” facial hair.

On Monday, Nov. 19, a woman reported the assault to police saying she was walking near Manitou Street, south of University Drive when she was attacked and sexually assaulted by an unknown male between the hours of 11 p.m. and 12 a.m.

Boise Police detectives believe the suspect may have been startled and ran off during the attack.

At this time the detectives have not divulged any further information and request if anyone saw anything which may have been suspicious in the area where S. Manitou Ave and Belmont Street intersect on Sunday evening between 11 to 12 a.m. to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or text CRIMES, subject: Tip236. Individuals can remain anonymous and a reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

University Security and Police Department are also encouraging individuals to report any possible information associated with this or any crime near campus.

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Amy Merrill

Amy is a senior at Boise State and the current news editor for The Arbiter. She crammed everything she possibly could into a single degree; a dual major in communication and English, a journalism emphasis and a political science minor. She is eager to earn what she calls, "that expensive piece of paper" on May 18, but in the meantime is focused on bringing campus as much news as humanly possible.