Suspect Sought in Series of Weekend Burglaries, Sexual Contacts and Motor Vehicle Theft
BOULDER, Colo. – The Boulder Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries and sexual contacts that occurred in the University Hill neighborhood over the weekend.
In each crime, the victims were college-aged females, and detectives believe there could be additional victims. The suspect is described as a well-groomed male approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build and dark hair between the ages of 18-25.
He can be seen in this surveillance video: https://vimeo.com/746985260
The first incident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 3:44 a.m. in the 1100 block 11th Street. The suspect entered the apartment through the unlocked front door. The victim was sleeping and awoke to the suspect committing a lewd act near her. The suspect ran out of the apartment. The suspect was wearing a black gator face mask, dark hoodie, and black pants.
The second incident occurred on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 5:40 a.m. in the 1000 block of Pleasant Street. It’s unknown how the suspect entered the apartment, but the front door was unlocked, and the windows were open. The victim awoke to the suspect committing a lewd act near her. She later noticed her car keys and car had been stolen. Another victim at the same location also reported that the suspect stole her car keys. The suspect was wearing a gray hoodie with the hood up and gray cargo pants.
The third incident occurred on Monday, Sept. 5 at 6:08 a.m. in the 1000 block of Pleasant Street. The suspect entered the basement-level apartment through an unlocked window. The victim awoke to the suspect touching her in a sexual manner. The suspect then went into another bedroom in the apartment and was confronted by a second victim. The suspect was wearing a red Hawaiian-style, button-up shirt.
Boulder Police encourage all community members to always lock their doors and windows as one of the best measures of crime prevention and to call 911 immediately when something happens. In light of these crimes, Boulder Police are increasing patrols in the University Hill neighborhood with our partners at C.U. Boulder Police. Police encourage all community members to be vigilant about their surroundings and to always report suspicious behavior.
Detectives are looking for additional surveillance video of this suspect. If you have any photo or video surveillance you believe is related to these crimes, please upload it via this link:
Anyone who may have been a victim or has any information related to these crimes is asked to call Detective Flynn at 303-441-1850 reference case 22-8786. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at https://nococrimestoppers.com/