05-20-11 - Officers Searching for Witnesses to Sexual
Boise, May 20, 2011 - Boise Police
SVU detectives are searching for 3 young women who reportedly
courageously frightened off a man who attacked and sexually
assaulted a woman in an alley in the North End last weekend.
Officers want to thank the women, and also see what information
they may be able to provide about the suspect.
What Happened: Boise Police were called
by a woman Monday who reported she had been attacked and assaulted
by a man while she was walking home alone sometime around 1:00 a.m. Sunday, May 15th.
The woman says the attack happened in the alley off Pueblo Street between
N. 8th and N. 9th Streets. The victim says three young women also
walking in the same area saw what was happening and frightened the
attacker away. The three women then walked the victim to the safety
of her home nearby. The victim says she did not get the names and
did not previously know the young women who came to her rescue.
Suspect Description:Adult light-skinned
male, 6'1" - 6'2", wearing a dark sweat shirt.
Boise Police detectives say they'd like
to thank the three young women who scared off the attacker and came
to the victim's aide. They also hope to speak to the women who are
also witnesses to the crime to see if they can provide further
Crime Stoppers: If anyone knows who the
three young women are who interrupted an attack on a woman in the
alley between N. 8th
and N. 9th & Pueblo early last Sunday morning,
you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS. You may also log
onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236.
Boise Police say any help in identifying the young women is greatly
Investigators say it's too early to tell if Sunday
mornings attack is related to any other ongoing investigations.