Boise police investigating sexual assault under Broadway bridge

newsroom@idahostatesman.comJune 8, 2014 

Update: Boise police said the woman has recanted her claim. Read the updated story here.

Boise police are investigating a reported sexual assault on the Greenbelt beneath the Broadway bridge early Sunday morning.

The attack reportedly occurred between 2:20 and 2:30 Sunday morning. The victim told officers she was walking eastbound on the Greenbelt on north side of the river and had just walked beneath the Broadway bridge when the attack occurred.

The victim told police she was sexually assaulted but was able to get away. The incident was reported to police about 9 a.m. Sunday.

According to police, the suspect is a light-skinned male, 20 to 25 years old, between 5’10” and 6’1” tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds with a muscular build, blond buzz-cut hair and blue eyes. The suspect was wearing a black pullover hooded sweatshirt with a San Diego State logo. He had on dark shorts and skateboard-type tennis shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. Tips can also be made via the Crime Stoppers Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/CSofSWIdaho. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.

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