The Columbia University Department of Public Safety sent out a crime alert about a sexual assault that occurred on Saturday morning at around 2:50 a.m. According to the alert, a Columbia affiliate was followed into 150 Claremont and then was forcibly touched after exiting the elevator. The alert said that the affiliate described the subject to the New York Police Department "as a male, unknown age, 5'10" to 6', slim build, close haircut, dark skinned, wearing dark rimmed glasses, blue hoodie with white strings, grey pants, and white sneakers."
The alert asks anyone with information on the crime to call the NYPD's 26th Precinct detective squad at 212-678-1351.
The full text of the crime alert is available after the jump:
On Saturday August 16th, 2014 at approximately 2:50 am, a Columbia University Affiliate was the victim of a sexual assault. The victim reports to the NYPD that she was followed into the building and when she exits elevator the subject forcibly touches her. The victim describes the subject as a male, unknown age, 5’10” to 6’, slim build, close haircut, dark skinned, wearing dark rimmed glasses, blue hoodie with white strings, grey pantsand white sneakers. Subject then fled building.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact the undersigned or call the 26 Pct. detective squad at 212-678-1351.