Auraria Police Department
1201 5th Street, PO Box 173361, Campus Box E, Denver, CO 80217-3361
Dispatch:  303 556-5000, Fax: 303 556-4731

Serving the Auraria Campus
Community College of Denver           Metropolitan State College of Denver           University of Colorado Denver


TIMELY NOTIFICATION BULLETIN FOR THE AURARIA CAMPUS

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Chief John Mackey
Auraria Police Department

303 556-5000

john.mackey@ahec.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
        February 25, 2012

TW # 2012-1

 

 

 


TIMELY NOTIFICATION BULLETIN FOR THE AURARIA CAMPUS
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
February 25, 2012 - 2:01 a.m.

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the Auraria Higher Education Center located in Downtown Denver is issuing notice of a violent crime that occurred on the Auraria Campus.

 

REPORTED OFFENSE: Early Saturday morning, at approximately 1:00 a.m., an Auraria Campus student was followed and by two suspects on Light Rail to the Auraria West Station where the student disembarked and was assaulted near Campus Village. The suspects demanded the student's backpack and iPod and was assaulted when the student refused to give them up. The student was knocked to the ground, but was able to flee to Campus Village and immediately contacted Denver Police. The suspects fled on foot west bound on Walnut Street. No weapons were reported seen by the student. Auraria Police responded immediately when notified by Denver PD.

 
SUSPECT: The suspects are described as two white males, 19-20 years old, 5'9" and 5'11" in height.
 
REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: The Auraria Police Department urges everyone to use caution when encountering individuals who are not personally known to them and to stay aware of their surroundings at all times.  Please report any suspicious activity or suspicious persons to the Auraria Campus Police Department.
 
If you have any information that might be helpful in this investigation contact the Auraria Police Department at 303-556-5000; in person at 1201 5th Street, Administration Building, Room 110; or anonymously through the "Comments" line at 303-556-2677. Please encourage anyone with information to assist us in keeping the campus safe.
 

If anything suspicious occurs or you are the victim of a crime, immediately contact the Auraria Police Department from any campus phone by dialing 9-1-1 or at 303-556-5000 from your cell phone. Be aware of the Blue Light emergency telephones in the parking lots and throughout the campus. Use these telephones to report all suspicious persons or incidents to the Auraria Campus Police Department.

The Parking & Transportation Department also provides the Night Rider Escort Service to all on campus locations. Please call 303-556-2001 to access the service.

The Auraria Police Department is a division of the Auraria Higher Education Center located in Downtown Denver.

Relevant web links: Auraria Police Department Campus Emergency Telephones NightRider Safe Escort AHEC Website