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Iowa City police investigating attempted sexual assault

The Iowa City Police Department logo is shown on a squad car in Iowa City on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Adam Wesley/The Gazette)
The Iowa City Police Department logo is shown on a squad car in Iowa City on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Adam Wesley/The Gazette)

IOWA CITY — Iowa City police are investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault.

Officers were called to 311 E. College St. at 2:11 a.m. There, the female victim told police she was talking to a man in the breezeway next to the building when he began to assault her. When the woman yelled for help, the man fled.

The suspect is described as being 6 feet tall, 160-175 pounds and with short hair. He was roughly 25-30 years old and was wearing a light-colored shirt and dark pants, police said.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS.

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