Chico State Police Searching for Campus Rape Suspect

The Chico State Police Department is investigating a reported rape at a university dorm.

Posted: Sep. 11, 2018 7:44 AM
Updated: Sep. 11, 2018 5:23 PM

CHICO, Calif. - The Chico State Police Department is investigating a reported rape at a university dorm.

The University Police Department sent a "Timely Warning Bulletin" email to students on Sept. 10 in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Police say the sexual assault happened at Konkow Hall on West Sacramento Avenue at 1:50 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7. Police describe the suspect as an african-american male in his early 20s with a muscular build, shoulder-length hair, a light-colored sweatshirt and acid-washed jeans.

University Police also encourages all members of the campus community to report information about crimes to University Police at (530) 898-5555.

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