University of Utah police investigate attempted sexual assault

SALT LAKE CITY – Police at the University of Utah are investigating an attempted sexual assault on campus.

According to tweets from the university, the assault happened at about 12:50 a.m. Saturday morning in the Rice-Eccles stadium parking lot.

The victim, a female, was walking westbound on the sidewalk on 500 South when she was attacked, the university said.

The university said the perpetrator left campus heading westbound in a dark-colored, possibly blue, extra cab Toyota Tacoma truck.

University police said the suspect is a white male with dark short hair, wearing a dark jacket and jeans.

If you have any information you’re asked to call campus police.

Fox 13 will continue to update this story as soon as more information is made available.

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