BOULDER — University of Colorado Boulder Police are searching for a man after an attempted sex assault was reported on the west end of campus early Saturday morning.
A female student told police that she was attacked around midnight near the Broadway bike path while she was walking home from a party on the Hill.
The victim told police the man approached her from behind, pushed her to the ground and placed a pair of scissors to hear throat while taking off her clothes.
The student punched the man in the face and was able to flee the scene, according to CU Boulder police.
The suspect is described as a white male who is about 50 years old, 5-foot-6, with a scruffy beard and crooked teeth. He was wearing dark-colored athletic shorts and a white t-shirt at the time of the attack.
CU Boulder police are warning people to watch out, and sent out email alerts to students on Saturday.